OTC 2000 : Theory Research and Applications
The Occasional Temperament Conference was held Thursday September 21st-Sunday September 24th, 2000 at the Water's Edge, Westbrook, Connecticut. The meeting was sponsored by The School of Family Studies and The Center for the Study of Health, Culture and Human Development at the University of Connecticut. Meeting Coordinator Sara Harkness, PhD, is the Center Director.
Fifty four professionals and graduate students from North America and Europe attended this conference to discuss recent findings and applications related to the study of temperamental individuality. Highlights of the conference in the research area included longitudinal studies of temperament and cultural, biological and nutritional influences on individual differences in behavioral style.
Applied discussions focussed on temperament counseling, temperament and attentional processes and intervention programs directed at improving awareness of temperament as well as coping and 'goodness of fit.' Conference presentation summary and additional photos can be found by following these links.