a branch of psychology concerned with developing effective educational techniques and dealing with psychological problems in schools.
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Origin of educational psychology
First recorded in 1910–15
Related formseducational psychologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for educational psychology
the study of methods of training and teaching and their effectiveness, and of the problems experienced in learning formal material; in particular, the study of how to help people, esp school children, with learning problems to overcome their difficulties
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