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optimal mismatchtheory

 based on Piagets theoryof intellectual development, aims to accelerate learning by 'mismatching' a child's currentlevel of competence with a set of problems slightly more complex than this level. If there is acorrect, optimal?difference between what they can do, and what is being asked of them, childrenthen experience a cognitive conflict and seek to find solutionsthrough their own actions.

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September 24th 2021


the pons trigger dreaming and awakening from sleep.