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child psychology

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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The same is true of child psychology, at least for the first years of childhood.

    Psychology Robert S. Woodworth
  • The presiding Magistrates are usually selected on account of their experience with children and knowledge of child psychology.

    Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders W. H. Triggs, Donald McGavin, Frederick Truby King, J. Sands Elliot, Ada G. Patterson, C.E. Matthews and J. Beck
  • The student of child psychology never found more images chasing one another through the mind.

    By the Christmas Fire

    Samuel McChord Crothers
  • Better if every mother and father were in certain ways an expert in child psychology and hygiene.

    The Montessori Method Maria Montessori
  • We must not start, for example, from any dogmatic ideas which we may happen to have held upon the subject of child psychology.

    The Montessori Method Maria Montessori
  • I wish to impress firmly upon parents and educationists this instructive example of child psychology.

  • The first volume in the series is especially noteworthy because of its searching and sympathetic study of child psychology.

    Plays--First Series August Strindberg
  • I started with a view in which Wundt concurs; namely, that child psychology does not exist.

    The Montessori Method Maria Montessori

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