Tal Orlitsky

Social Work, The Hebrew University
Mandel Building, Room 248, Mount Scopus Campus

Tal Orlitsky received a B.A degree in International Relations and East Asia studies, a M.A degree in early childhood studies from the Schwartz graduate program at the Hebrew university. Her master's thesis work examines the development of empathy during Infancy, in particular the relation between maternal mental health and Infant’s empathy. At the time of writing her thesis work, and today she is a research assistant in Dr. Maayan Davidov lab for child development. At the present, she is a doctoral candidate in the Paul Baerwald School of social work and social welfare, and a recipient of a Scholion-Scholarship, and a member in the group: 'In Someone Else's Shoes - An Interdisciplinary Research Group for the Study of Empathy in History, Society, and Culture'. Her PhD dissertation, under the guidance of Dr. Maayan Davidov, traces the links between parenting and empathy and prosocial development in the early years of life.