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Nodes of Ranvier
Glossaries - Psychology

open spaces that are found in the myelin sheath that encases the axon

non-REM (NREM)
Glossaries - Psychology

period of sleep outside periods of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep

normative approach
Glossaries - Psychology

study of development using norms, or average ages, when most children reach specific developmental milestones

Glossaries - Psychology

administering a test to a large population so data can be collected to reference the normal scores for a population and its groups

Glossaries - Psychology

environment and culture

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