Definition of Genetic psychology
1. Noun. The branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children.
Generic synonyms: Psychological Science, Psychology
Medical Definition of Genetic psychology
1. A science dealing with the evolution of behaviour and the relation to each other of the different types of mental activity. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Genetic psychology
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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"These should be made to contribute to genetic psychology, because in psychopathology, stages, phases and peculiar complexes of mind appear dissociated, ..."
2. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1903)
"genetic psychology for Teachers. CHARLES HUBBARD JUDD. ... Professor Judd's work is neither a text-book on genetic psychology nor a systematic exposition of ..."
3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1904)
"Lessons in genetic psychology and its Relations to Modern Pedagogy JOHN OGDEN, ... genetic psychology, therefore, is that 'natural mode of developing its ..."
4. A Text-book of psychology by Edward Bradford Titchener (1910)
"genetic psychology, which seeks to trace the development of mind from infancy to manhood, and its gradual decay in old age. — JM Baldwin, Mental Development ..."
5. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"The terms development and evolution suggest the two great departments of genetic psychology : the development of the individual mind, and the evolution of ..."