DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY

1. theory based on the continuity of human development. 2. The idea that mental retardation is due to slower than normal dveleopment of cognitive processes.

DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY: "Developmental theory looks at how experiences can shape our personalities."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/developmental-theory/ (accessed December 26, 2020).
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