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zone of proximal development

 thedistance between a child's current abilities (when working unaided) and their potentialabilities or what are able to achieve under expert guidance.

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July 28th 2021

behavioural therapy

 a form of treatmentthat aims to change behaviour by means of systematic desensitisation, behaviour modification, or aversiontherapy.