Developmental psychology

The study of development in psychology is the study of changes over time in the phenomenon of interest. The articles in this section show clear evidence of a developmental approach. A developmental approach requires research over the period of time during which the changes of interest are occurring, whether relatively short (microgenetic changes) or relatively long (ontogenetic changes).

  1. Research

    Developmental delay in early childhood is associated with visual-constructive skills at school age in a Brazilian cohort

    We investigated differences in IQ and visual-constructive skills in school-age children evaluated as developmentally delayed or typically developed in early childhood. Sixty-four participants from a Brazilian ...

    Luciane da Rosa Piccolo, Joice Dickel Segabinazi, Olga Garcia Falceto, Carmen Luiza Correa Fernandes, Denise Ruschel Bandeira, Clarissa Marceli Trentini, Claudio Simon Hutz and Jerusa Fumagalli Salles

    Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:41

    Published on: 18 September 2016

  2. Research

    Influence of family socioeconomic status on IQ, language, memory and executive functions of Brazilian children

    The aim of this study was to assess the effect of family socioeconomic status (SES) and parental education on non-verbal IQ and on the processing of oral and written language, working memory, verbal memory and...

    Luciane da Rosa Piccolo, Adriane Xavier Arteche, Rochele Paz Fonseca, Rodrigo Grassi-Oliveira and Jerusa Fumagalli Salles

    Psicologia: Reflexão e Crítica 2016 29:23

    Published on: 19 April 2016