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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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October 28th 2021

action potential

 the nerveimpulse that travels down the axon andtriggers the release of neurotransmittersintoa synapse.