For questions involving psychological changes taking place during the lifespan of an individual, not just during infancy or childhood, and using multiple approaches.

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Is there any evidence to suggest telling puns to a child makes them enjoy it when they are older?

My own experience was that my father and grandfather retold many puns as I was in my childhood and teens; at the time, I thought it was abysmal. Now I think they're the funniest things ever. Is ...
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At what point in our life do we know what is real?

Is "real" or reality defined during childhood, or as adults? Is this caused by age, or an event?
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Are adult negativity or resentment related to an infant crying for attention?

I've recently came across an idea, expressed by a spiritual author Ekhart Tolle, that for adults, the internal experience of negativity or resistance to life situations can be far more harmful than ...
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Does logical thinking or counting develop first in children?

During the course of normal brain development, what comes first: logical thinking or counting?
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Why does regular repetition become a habit?

Humans have the tendency to develop habits. Habits of an individual can be different, same, or unique. Some have a habit of talking too much (chatty), drawing a box around the answer of mathematical ...
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What causes behavioural inhibition?

There are obvious consequences that prevent people from behaving anti-socially or criminally. However there are many behaviours that are within the bounds of social norms, yet there seems to be some ...
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Which is more influential on the development of a child: heredity or environment? [closed]

We are studying the human development in psychology and we are asked by our Prof. which is more influential between heredity or environment on the development of a child. In my opinion, environment is ...
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Difference between low structure builder and high structure builder

In cognitive science surrounding learning. There are the terms Low structure builder, and high structure builder. This is very briefly talked about in make it stick ...