Yaacov received his Bachelor's degree from McGill in Psychology, with minor concentrations in Behavioural Sciences and Education. He is currently working towards his Master's in Educational Psychology. Yaacov has been an educator for many years and he blends the worlds of practice and research to enhance his understanding of various dimensions affecting today's educators and parents. He has a broad range of research interests and his current research focuses on attention in Autism as well as on externalising disorders such as conduct and behavioural problems.