Ed Tronick, Ph.D.
Edward Tronick, PhD, is a developmental and clinical psychologist and is recognized internationally as a researcher on infants, children, and parenting. He developed the Face-to-Face Still-Face Paradigm and videotaped micro-analytic studies of infant en face interactions, pioneered studies of the effects of maternal depression on infants, and carried out numerous cross-cultural studies of infant and child development. His Mutual Regulation Model and Dyadic Expansion of Consciousness hypothesis are widely accepted accounts of social interactions and therapeutic processes. Dr. Tronick is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is director of the Child Development Unit, a research associate in Newborn Medicine, a lecturer at Harvard Medical School, an associate professor at both the Graduate School of Education and the School of Public Health at Harvard.
Financial: Ed Tronick is a professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He developed the Still-face paradigm. He developed the Newborn Behavioral Assessment Scale and the Touchpoints Project with T.B. Brazelton; and the NICU Network Neurobehavioral Assessment Scale with Barry Lester. Dr. Tronick receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Ed Tronick is a member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.