developmental psychology


noun

a branch of psychology that studies changes in human behavior from early life to death.

Nearby words

  1. developmental anomaly,
  2. developmental biology,
  3. developmental disability,
  4. developmental disorder,
  5. developmental groove,
  6. developmentalist,
  7. developpé,
  8. deventer,
  9. deverbal,
  10. deverbative

Related formsdevelopmental psychologist, noun

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Medicine definitions for developmental psychology

developmental psychology

n.

The branch of psychology concerned with the study of behavioral changes in an individual from birth until death.

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Culture definitions for developmental psychology

developmental psychology

The branch of psychology that studies the psychological growth of individuals. It deals with the psychological responses and changes in behavior that characterize such stages of life as infancy, adolescence, and old age.

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