educational psychology

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ed·u·ca·tion·al psy·chol·o·gy

the application of psychology to education, especially to problems of teaching and learning.

educational psychology

[ej′əkā′shənəl]
Etymology: L, educatus, to rear; Gk, psyche, mind, logos, science
the application of psychological principles, techniques, and tests to educational problems, such as the determination of more effective instructional methods, the assessment of student advancement, and the selection of students for specialized programs. See also applied psychology.
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