Developmental Psychology

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Developmental psychology, also known as human development, is concerned with various components of human psychology and how they change over time. These aspects of development complement several other areas of psychology, including studies of personality,cognition and social abilities.  It is a scientific study of methodical psychological changes that take place over the course of an individual’s life […]

Educational Psychology

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Educational psychology is a branch of mainstream psychology which deals with the psychological aspects of teaching and formal learning processes. It is a broad field which involves the study of how humans learn in educational settings, the psychology of teaching, the efficacy of educational interventions as well as the social psychology of schools as organizations. It also incorporates topics that cover human […]

Delayed Puberty

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Puberty is said to be delayed when a girl or a boy has gone through the usual age of onset of puberty without any physical or hormonal signs that it is beginning. The typical signs of puberty normally appear by age 13 for girls and age 14 for boys. However, puberty may be delayed for a number of years […]

Precocious Puberty

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Precocious puberty, also called pubertas praecox, refers to the unusually early onset of puberty or the appearance of physical and hormonal signs of pubertal development at an earlier age than is considered normal. Precocious puberty may be a deviation from normal development, or may be caused by a disease or abnormal hormone exposure. There are two types of precocious puberty; the […]