The science of psychology is the study of the mental processes and behavior of people. Some of the most interesting findings in this field are connected to the development of children. For example, the age at which children learn about the world around them, and the extent to which they understand it, influence how they develop and behave. Thus, research on child psychology helps us to understand the behaviors and development of children and adults.
Although many people think that child psychologists are trained in a variety of different fields, the truth is that they are actually very specialized in one field: the study of children. In fact, there are two main areas of child psychology that are studied by child psychologists: Child Development Child Psychology These two fields are so closely related because they deal with children and their development.
Child development is the process by which children grow up. It includes everything from the physical development of a child to their emotional development. Child psychologists are interested in all aspects of this process. Child psychologists also study child psychology. This branch of child psychology deals with how children function.
What Will You Learn?
- After successfully completing this course is to familiarize you with:
- 1. Child psychology
- 2. Child behaviour and social learning
- 3. Child psychology and special needs
Introduction to Child Psychology