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Developmental psychologists study human growth throughout the lifespan, from conception to death. The scientific study of human development seeks to understand and explain how and why people change throughout life. This includes all aspects of human growth, including physical, emotional, intellectual, social, perceptual, and personality development.

In the developmental psychology study guide, you will find an overview of development, major theories, important figures, study questions, and quizzes about developmental psychology.


June 28, 2008 at 11:32 am
(1) Yvette Cole says:

What subjects do you have to be good at in school in order to be a developemental psychologist when you grow up?

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