Developmental psychology Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Developmental psychology.

  • 8 Student Essays
  • 7 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (7)

2,158 words, approx. 8 pages
Children, Development of Memory In Memory improves dramatically as children develop. The first section of this entry describes the factors that contribute to improved memory during childhood and adole... Read more
809 words, approx. 3 pages
Developmental Psychology The field of psychology that studies the ways in which people develop physically, emotionally, intellectually and socially over the course of their lives. Developmental psycho... Read more
3,229 words, approx. 11 pages
Emotional Development The process by which infants and children begin developing the capacity to experience, express, and interpret emotions. The study of the emotional development of infants and chil... Read more
796 words, approx. 3 pages
Social Referencing The process by which infants seek out and interpret the emotional responses of their parents to form their own emotional understanding of unfamiliar events, objects, or persons. The... Read more
103 words, approx. 1 pages
Basal Age Term used in assessment. Basal age is the age at which a child can answer all the questions on a specific standardized test correctly and consistently. Sometimes referred to in discussions a... Read more
654 words, approx. 3 pages
Child Psychology Disciplines and theories concerned with the cognitive, psychological physiological, and social/interpersonal aspects of human development. Child psychologists study human development ... Read more
43 words, approx. 1 pages
Ontogenetic Development The development of the individual. Ontogenetic development describes the process of development of the individual from conception through the fetal stage through birth and grow... Read more