Developmental Child Psychology



Development child psychologists study human growth and development, which includes physical, cognitive, social, intellectual and emotional progression.

When it first was developed, this subset of psychology focused solely on children. However, now developmental psychologists study the development of the human brain and body from infancy through adulthood.

Those who pursue a degree in developmental child psychology will be required to select a specialty. Some may wish to work with a specific age group, while others may choose to focus on the research of developmental disorders and delays.

Most developmental child psychologists possess doctorate degrees, which increases their earning potential. Developmental child psychologists with doctorate degrees can earn upwards of $100,000 annually.


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