SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the development towards being sexually mature in behaviour and attitudes from infancy through puberty to adulthood. See psychosexual development. SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT: "Joe's sexual development went smoothly as he was growing up." Related Psychology Terms GENITAL LOVE GENITAL PERSONALITY LATENCY STAGE ERIKSON'S EIGHT STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT GENITAL STAGE PSYCHOSEXUAL DEVELOPMENT GENETICISM RITE OF PASSAGE SEXUAL IDENTIFICATION MORAL DEVELOPMENT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sexual-development/ (accessed January 16, 2021).