Special methods are used in the psychological study of infants.
Freud in 1957
Piaget's test for Conservation. One of the many experiments used for children.
Anna Freud with her father Sigmund Freud in 1913
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Anna Freud's London home, now dedicated to the life and work of her father as the Freud Museum
Erik Erikson
Freud in 1956
Blue plaque for Freud at 20 Maresfield Gardens

Alongside Hermine Hug-Hellmuth and Melanie Klein, she may be considered the founder of psychoanalytic child psychology.

- Anna Freud

Influential developmental psychologists from the 20th century include Urie Bronfenbrenner, Erik Erikson, Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, Jean Piaget, Barbara Rogoff, Esther Thelen, and Lev Vygotsky.

- Developmental psychology
Special methods are used in the psychological study of infants.

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Erik Homburger Erikson (born Erik Salomonsen; 15 June 1902 – 12 May 1994) was a German-American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst known for his theory on psychological development of human beings.

When Erikson was twenty-five, his friend Peter Blos invited him to Vienna to tutor art at the small Burlingham-Rosenfeld School for children whose affluent parents were undergoing psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud's daughter, Anna Freud.