- nounthe branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children
* * *—developmental psychologist.a branch of psychology that studies changes in human behavior from early life to death.
* * *developmental psychology nounThe psychology of mental development from birth to maturity• • •Main Entry: ↑develop
* * *developmental psychology,the study of changes in human behavior from infancy to old age, especially the period between birth and the early 20's.
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