Developmental Psychology is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by the American Psychological Association since 1969, covering developmental psychology. The first editor-in-chief was Boyd R. McCandless (Emory University).

Publisher
American Psychological Association
Country
United States
History
1969-present
Website
http://www.apa.org/journals/dev/
Impact factor
3.555 (2009)

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