PEDOMORPHISM By N., Sam M.S. - 8 noun. the crediting of child-like behavior traits to adults. PEDOMORPHISM: "Pedomorphism-based qualities in adults are not uncommon." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development CHILD PSYCHIATRY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) PERSONALITY TRAIT THEORY CHILD PSYCHOLOGY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) IMITATION GESELL, ARNOLD LUCIUS (1880- 1961) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PEDOMORPHISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pedomorphism/ (accessed December 1, 2022).