Developmental psychology
Developmental psychology is the scientific study of changes that occur in human beings over the course of their life. Originally concerned with infants and children, the field has expanded to include ...
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Angry People Overestimate Their Intelligence
Angry people are more likely to overestimate their intelligence.
More Than 1000 Genes Have Been Linked To Intelligence
More Than 1000 Genes Have Been Linked To Intelligence.
This is the amazing story of one daughter, two families a world apart
This is the amazing story of one daughter, two families a world apart, and a reunion 20 years in the making.
20 Illegal Baby Names
20 Illegal Baby Names When people find out they're pregnant the first thing they want to know is the gender. After they find out the gender they immediately want to choose the name. There is a variet...
The Dunning Kruger Effect
The Dunning-Kruger effect (also Mount Stupid or Smug Snake), named after David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University, occurs where people fail to adequately assess their level of competence ...
Expert Says: Intelligent people go to bed late, leave a mess everywhere, and use bad language
Were you annoyed as a kid,  when your folks instructed you to clean your room, sent you to bed early  and scolded you for cursing? There might be a reason
Physician: American Children ‘Immersed in a Culture of Disrespect’
"Then Kyle replied, ‘Shut up, mom. You don’t know what you’re talking about.’ ... Kyle is 10 years old."
Common traits of highly intelligent people
Over on Quora, people shared common qualities of super-smart people. We rounded up 11 that are backed by science.
Mother Punishes Son For Supporting Donald Trump In Mock Election At School
Mother punishes son for supporting Donald Trump in a mock election at school. This kind of behavior towards a child is terrible, just because you disagree wi...
"Telepathic” Genius Child Tested By Scientist
FIVE-year-old prodigy Ramses Sanguino has astonished hi...
The Misunderstood Face of Giftedness
In K-12 classrooms everywhere are children at risk for being misunderstood, medically mislabeled, and educationally misplaced. Not limited to one gender,...
Study: Many Parents May Be Placing Babies In Risky Sleep Situations
Many parents may unwittingly be placing their babies at increased risk of dying by putting them to sleep in ways that make sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other forms of sleep-related death...
Why Stupid People Are More Confident About Their (Lack Of) Knowledge
It is an unfortunate paradox: if you’re bad at something, you probably also lack the skills to assess your own performance. And if you dont...
Why You Can’t Actually Parent Like a French Mom
Hint: It has nothing to do with being chic.
Developmental stage theories
Developmental stage theories are theories that divide child development into distinct stages which are characterized by qualitative differences in behaviour. There are a number of different views abou...
Theory of cognitive development
Piaget's theory of cognitive development is a comprehensive theory about the nature and development of human intelligence. It was first developed by a Swiss developmental psychologist, Jean Piaget (18...
Cultural-historical psychology
Cultural-historical psychology (also called the school of Vygotsky, sociocultural psychology, socio-historical psychology, activity theory, cultural psychology, Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CH...
Ecological Systems Theory
Ecological systems theory, also called development in context or human ecology theory, identifies five environmental systems with which an individual interacts. This theory provides the framework from...
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Attachment theory
Attachment theory is a psychological model that attempts to describe the dynamics of long-term interpersonal relationships between humans. However, "attachment theory is not formulated as a general th...
Nature versus nurture
Scholarly and popular discussion about nature and nurture relates to the relative importance of an individual's innate qualities ("nature" in the sense of nativism or innatism) as compared to an indiv...
Cognitive development
Cognitive development is a field of study in neuroscience and psychology focusing on a child's development in terms of information processing, conceptual resources, perceptual skill, language learning...
Neo-Piagetian theories of cognitive development
Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development has been criticized on many grounds. One criticism is concerned with the very nature of development itself. It is suggested that Piaget's theory does not ...
Neo-Piagetian theories of cognitive development - Wikipedia
Social psychology (psychology)
In psychology, social psychology is the scientific study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others. In this definition, sc...
Social psychology (psychology) - Wikipedia
Pre-natal development
Prenatal or antenatal development is the process in which a human embryo or fetus (or foetus) gestates during pregnancy, from fertilization until birth. Often, the terms fetal development, foetal deve...
Pre-natal development - Wikipedia
Infant cognitive development
Infant cognitive development is the study of how psychological processes involved in thinking and knowing develop in young children. Information is acquired in a number of ways including through sight...
Infant cognitive development - Wikipedia
Infant and child psychology
Child development stages are the theoretical milestones of child development, some of which are asserted in nativist theories. This article discusses the most widely accepted developmental stages. The...
Child development
Child development refers to the biological, psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to inc...
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Child development stages
Child development stages are the theoretical milestones of child development, some of which are asserted in nativist theories. This article discusses the most widely accepted developmental stages. The...
Child development stages - Wikipedia