Definition of Child psychology
1. Noun. The branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children.
Generic synonyms: Psychological Science, Psychology
Medical Definition of Child psychology
1. The study of normal and abnormal behaviour of children. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Child psychology
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1. The Montessori Method: Scientific Pedagogy as Applied to Child Education in by Maria Montessori, Henry Wyman Holmes (1912)
"I started with a view in which Wundt concurs; namely, that child psychology does not exist. Indeed, experimental researches in regard to childhood, as, ..."
2. Outlines of Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt, Charles Hubbard Judd (1902)
"child psychology often suffers from the same mistake that is made in animal psychology, namely, from the mistake of not interpreting observations ..."
3. The Primer of Psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1906)
"Two branches of child psychology. The reader will now understand how it is that a ... child psychology. — The literature of child psychology may be roughly ..."
4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"2 The current text-books of child psychology seem to be made up of (i) a summary of observations, often of the most casual sort, taken by differently ..."
5. Teachers College Record by Columbia University. Teachers College (1900)
"CONTRIBUTIONS FROM child psychology TO SPECIAL METHODS EDITED BY EDWARD L. THORNDIKE One of the most directly useful forms of child study is the attempt to ..."
6. The Teacher's Handbook of Psychology by James Sully (1910)
"... how much the child inherits from lower levels of human and animal evolution will force itself on the attention of a serious student of child-psychology. ..."
7. The Elements of Scientific Psychology by Knight Dunlap (1922)
"child psychology, for example: the study of the "child mind": is to a large extent an interpretation of the activities of the child in terms of Adult ..."