Hadar is studying for her MA. degree at BGU under the supervision of Dr. Noa Gueron-Sela. She received her BA in psychology, sociology, and anthropology from Bar Ilan University and is now pursuing her MA in developmental psychology at BGU University. Hadar is currently part of the MAMA research team. Her MA research thesis focuses on the associations between maternal postpartum posttraumatic stress symptoms and joint attention in infancy, and the roles of empathic concern and personal distress in these associations.
Yael is an MA student in the developmental psychology program at BGU University. She received her BSc in psychology and biology from BGU University. Yael is currently part of the MAMA research team. She is particularly interested in paternal depressive symptoms and the development of empathy skills through infancy. Her MA research thesis focuses on the associations between paternal depressive symptoms and infants’ early empathic behaviors, and the roles of physiological profiles in these associations.