What is Developmental Psychology?
Developmental psychology is interested in how individuals develop throughout the lifespan.
Related Courses in the Psychology Department
PSY 313: Developmental Psychology
Theory and research in selected areas of developmental psychology covering social-emotional, cognitive and physical aspects of development across the lifespan.
PSY 346: Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology
Developmental theory and research on topics chosen by professor and/or students. (Past topics include father’s role in child development, child abuse prevention, socialization of empathy and prosocial behavior.) Students review current scholarly articles and interview at least two individuals at different developmental levels.
American Psychological Association Division of Developmental Psychology
American Psychological Association: Graduate Development Programs
Social Psychology Network: Developmental Psychology Links by Subtopic
International Society on Infant Studies