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cognitive development

the growth of cognitive (thinking) abilities. This may bestudied by examining changes in the form and structure ofchildren's thinking as they get older, or by looking atindividual differences in the power of children's thinkingas measured, e.g. by IQ tests.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.