developmental psychology

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developmental psychology

The branch of psychology concerned with the study of progressive behavioral changes in an individual from birth until maturity.
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Noun1.developmental psychology - the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life

de·vel·op·men·tal psy·chol·o·gy

n. sicología del desarrollo mental.
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