SELF-DEVELOPMENT By N., Sam M.S. - 426 when we grow and or improve our abilities and qualities. The gradual movement of one's capabilities, traits, features and qualities to gain maturity is referred as self-development. SELF-DEVELOPMENT: "Joe was using self-development and learning more about his abilities." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Developing a Case Study Hitler and Conformity Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) THORNDIKE, EDWARD LEE (1874- 1949) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SELF-DEVELOPMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-development/ (accessed February 7, 2023).