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Child psychology, also known as child development or developmental psychology, is a specialized field that focuses on understanding the unique characteristics and stages of emotional, cognitive, social, and physical development in children. It emerged as a distinct branch of psychology thanks to the groundbreaking work of Jean Piaget in the 1920s. Prior to Piaget's contributions, children were often treated as mini-adults, without much recognition of their distinct developmental needs and processes.This book encompasses a wide range of subfields, including cognitive development, social and emotional development, language acquisition, moral reasoning, and psychopathology in children. By studying these areas, child psychologists gain a comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted nature of child development.The field of child psychology continues to evolve and adapt as we uncover new insights into the complex processes that shape children's lives. Ongoing research and advancements in neuroscience, genetics, and social sciences contribute to our ever-growing understanding of child development. This knowledge equips child psychologists with the tools and strategies to address the diverse needs of children in an ever-changing world. 

Child Psychology

SKU: 9788119365555
  • Author: Jackson Dias

    ISBN: 9788119365555


                     CHILD STUDIES

    Binding: H.B

    1st Edition: 2024

    Pages: 264

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