- the study of the mental states and processes of children.
- the application of psychological techniques to children.
Origin of child psychology
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for child psychology
I am not going to add a chapter to that most unsatisfactory of all studies, child-psychology.My Autobiography
F. Max Mller
To more special subjects the pessimist then turns, such as crystallography, eugenics, child-psychology.
Works on child-psychology abound in observations that leave no possible room for doubt on this point.Essay on the Creative Imagination