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Developmental Psychology

Developmental psychology follows the intellectual and cognitive changes that occur as people move throughout their lifespan, from childhood to adolescence to adulthood.
Child and Thought Bubble
Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development
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The Sensorimotor Stage of Cognitive Development
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7 of the Best-Known Theories of Child Development
Authoritarian parenting
The Definition of Authoritarian Parenting
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Preoperational Stage of Cognitive Development
Children in the concrete operational stage
Concrete Operational Stage of Cognitive Development Explained
Object Permanence during peek-a-boo
Object Permanence and Piaget's Theory of Development
preteen boy opening a big present
Formal Operational Stage of Cognitive Development Explained
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5 Reasons to Study Human Development
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Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood
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Methods Psychologists Use in Developmental Research
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History of the Visual Cliff in Psychology
authoritative parenting - mother talking to daughter
What Is Authoritative Parenting?
young girl playing with blocks
What Is Sociocultural Theory?
Female climber with high self esteem on a rocky wall
What Is Self-Esteem?
Mother hugging son on couch
The Oedipus Complex in Children
Woman chewing on a pen
Psychological Fixations and How They Develop
Pregnant woman blowing bubble with son
How Genes Influence Child Development
young girl doing homework at kitchen table
Types of Learning Theories In Psychology
Self-actualized person
9 Characteristics of Self Actualized People
Statue of Jean Piaget
Support and Criticism of Piaget's Stage Theory
Zone of Proximal Development
What Is the Zone of Proximal Development?
Toddler feeding dog on kitchen floor
Experience and Development in Children
Dad on phone while sitting at table with son
Characteristics and Effects of Uninvolved Parenting
Little girl spraying water hose
Child Psychology and Development
Head Thinking Icons Set
The Purpose of Psychology Theories
Children working together in classroom
Adaptation for Coping With Change
Cognitive Development
How Well Do You Know Piaget's Stages of Development?
Cognitive Milestones in Early Childhood
Cognitive Developmental Milestones
Problems with prenatal development
Problems That Occur During Prenatal Development
Jean Piaget portrait
Jean Piaget's Greatest Words of Wisdom
Assimilation in adaptation
The Importance of Assimilation in Adaptation
Permissive parenting
What Is Permissive Parenting?
mom showing book to toddler
How Albert Bandura's Social Learning Theory Works
parents using tablet with young boy on couch
Why Parenting Styles Matter When Raising Children
little girl with paint on her hands and face
Issues in Developmental Psychology