Prof. Ora Aviezer

Prof. Ora Aviezer


פרופ' אביעזר אורה
Accordion Title Areas of Interest

Areas of Interest

developmental psychology, attachment and socioemotional development from infancy to young adulthood, attachment transmission and longitudinal correlates of attachment relations, parenting and the development of self-concept within different ecologies and cultural contexts, the development of autobiographical memory.

Accordion Title Biographical Info

Biographical Info

I am a Professor at the Psychology Dept, Tel Hai academic college, and a licensed developmental psychologist. I was educated at Tel-Aviv University (B.A., M.A) and hold a Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago, Il, USA.

Accordion Title Research


  1. Parental resources and the coping with Covid-19 of children with type I diabetes 
  2. The association between early mother-child emotional dialogue and adaptation in young adulthood
  3. The "junkyard" practice in Israeli rural kindergartens
  4. Maternal and Paternal sensitivity -similarities and differences
  5. Early childhood education in different cultural contexts
Accordion Title Teaching


  1. Developmental Psychology 
  2. Developmental Psychopathology
  3. Early social emotional development
  4. Research methods in developmental science
Accordion Title Publications


  1. Aviezer, O., Van IJzendoorn, M., Sagi, A., & Schuengel, C. (1994). “Children of the dream" revisited: 70 years of early child-care in Israeli kibbutzim.  Psychological Bulletin, 116(1), 99-116.  doi: 10.1037/0033-2909.116.1.99
  2. Aviezer, O., Sagi, A. Joels, T., & Ziv Y. (1999). Emotional availability and attachment representations in kibbutz infants and their mothers. Developmental Psychology. 35, 811-821. doi: 10.1037/0012-1649.35.3.811
  3. Aviezer, O., Sagi, A., Resnick, G., & Gini, M. (2002). School Competence in Young Adolescent Children: The Impact of Early Attachment Relationships. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 26, 397-409. DOI: 10.1080/01650250143000328
  4. Aviezer, O. (2003). Bedtime talk of three-year-olds: Collaborative repair of miscommunication. First Language, 23, 117-139.DOI: 10.1177/0142723703023001006
  5. Aviezer, O. & Sagi-Schwartz, A. (2008). Attachment and non-maternal care:  Towards contextualizing the quantity versus quality debate. Attachment and Human Development, 10, 275-285.  DOI: 10.1080/14616730802366699
  6. Aviezer, O. & Scher, A. (2013). Children's sleep regulation is linked to mothers' sleep related experiences. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 28, 271-281. DOI:
  7. Aviezer, O., Sher-Censor E., & Stein-Lahad, T. (2017). Earliest memories in Israeli kibbutz upbringing: It is parental engagement that makes a difference. Memory, 25, 1375-1389 DOI:10.1080/09658211.2017.1307991
  8. Koren-Karie, N., & Aviezer, O. (2017). Mother-child emotion dialogues: The disrupting effect of maternal history of communal sleeping. Attachment & Human Development, 19, 580-597 . DOI:10.1080/14616734.2017.1352610
  9. Golden, D., Aviezer O., & Ziv, Y. (2018). Modern pedagogy, local concerns: The "Junkyard" on the kibbutz kindergarten. Paedagogica  Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 54(3), 355-370. DOI:10.1080/00309230.2017.1345956
  10. Dagan, O., Schuengel, C., Verhage, M., van IJendoorn, M., Sagi-Schwartz, A., Madigan, S., Duschinsky, R., Roisman, G., Bernard, K., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M., Bureu, J-F., Volling, B., Wong, M., Colonnesi, C., Brown, J., Eiden, R., Fearon, P. Oosterman, M., Aviezer, O. & Cummings, E.M., (2022). Configurations of mother-child and father-child attachment as predictors of internalizing and externalizing symptoms: An individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 1-28. DOI: 10.1002/cad.20450
Accordion Title Prof. Ora Aviezer CV

Prof. Ora Aviezer CV