Ontogenetic parade

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In developmental psychology, the ontogenetic parade is the term introduced by Isaac Marks for the predictable pattern of the development of normal childhood fears: emergence, plateau, and decline.[1][2]


  1. ^ Fears, Phobias, and Rituals by Isaac Meyer Marks (1987) ISBN 0-19-503927-0, p. 109: The Ontogenetic Parade and its Substrate
  2. ^ "Oxford Textbook of Psychopathology", by Theodore Millon, Paul H. Blaney, Roger D. Davis, p. 82