PLACING By N., Sam M.S. - 6 noun. a reflex motion wherein a baby raises their foot onto a surface, which takes place during the first 3 months of the child's life. PLACING: "By this point in development, your son should be exhibiting skills of placing." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide CHILD PSYCHOLOGY ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) CHILD PSYCHIATRY DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM GESELL, ARNOLD LUCIUS (1880- 1961) OEDIPUS COMPLEX (Oedipus Situation) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PLACING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/placing/ (accessed January 20, 2022).