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