a branch of psychology that studies changes in human behavior from early life to death.
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Medical definitions for developmental psychology
The branch of psychology concerned with the study of behavioral changes in an individual from birth until death.
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Cultural definitions for 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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