Developmental Psychology

Developmental Psychology is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association since 1969, covering developmental psychology. The first editor-in-chief was Boyd R. McCandless (Emory University).

Publisher
American Psychological Association
Country
United States
History
1969-present
Impact factor
3.555 (2009)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Learning categorical information gives children a feeling of deja vu

During development, children must learn both broad facts about the world (that dogs have four legs, for example) and information that is more specific (that the family dog is scared of snow). While research in developmental ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Link between gene variant and aggression in children

Some children react more strongly to negative experiences than others. Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have found a link between aggression and variants of a particular gene.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New study challenges 'mid-life crisis' theory

For half a century, the accepted research on happiness has shown our lives on a U-shaped curve, punctuated by a low point that we've come to know as the "mid-life crisis". A number of studies have claimed over the years that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The nearer the friends, the stronger the regional identity

A new job, an academic career or a romantic relationship—there are many reasons for young people to move. But this does not necessarily lead to happiness. Satisfaction increases when people can identify with the region ...

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