child psychology

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I. Purpose of paper: Child Psychology, study of children’s behavior-including physical, cognitive, motor, linguistic, perceptual, social, and emotional characteristics-from birth through adolescence. Child psychologists attempt to explain the similarities and differences among children and to describe normal as well as abnormal behavior and development. They also develop methods of treating social, emotional, and learning problems and provide therapy privately and in schools, hospitals, and other institutions. Two critical problems for child psychologists are (1) to …

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…or were they raised in an orphanage or foster home? This will help in understanding why children act and turnout the way they do. Once again, resulting in a more positive future. Sources: 1. The Southwestern Company (1990). The Volume Library, Volume 2, Psychology, Nashville, Tennessee, 882 - 891. 2. The Southwestern Company (1990). The Volume Library, Volume 1, Social Studies, Nashville, Tennessee, 448 – 473. 3. Kroll, E. (1995). Child Psychology, History of. Philadelphia, PA. 12 –17, 79 – 83. 4. Wieten, W, (1998) Themes & Variations - Fourth Edition, Human Development, Pacific Grove, CA. 437 – 441, 432 – 434, 4