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Introduction to Developmental Psychology

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What is Developmental Psychology?

Introduction to Developmental Psychology

Developmental Psychology is the study of human development from birth through old age. It's sometimes called, “Life-Span Psychology." There are many theories and concepts within Developmental Psychology, including Erik Erikson's famous paradigm of psychological tasks to be completed in order to achieve age-appropriate psychological maturity and personal success. Developmental Psychology is used in education, aging, therapy, child and family services, and other fields.



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