ZEN BUDDHISM

a Japanese school of Buddhism, extending back to the sixth century ce, wherein enlightenment was sought via direct, intuitive experience instead of via an...

ZONE OF POTENTIALITY

the wide array of a pupil's capacity for development, growth, or excellence within a specific skill or subject region.

ZWAARDEMAKER SMELL SYSTEM

a system for categorizing scent qualities based upon a scheme initially cultivated by Carolus Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist. In accordance with this system, there...

ZEN THERAPY

psychotherapy which is informed by and integrates the philosophy and practices of Zen Buddhism and which, alike to existentialism, is regarding the unique connotation...

ZONE OF OPTIMAL FUNCTIONING (ZOF)

the wide array of physiological stimulation within which a person can carry on at the peak of physical, cognitive, and skillful capacity.

ZYDIS

noun. a brand name for olanzapine.

ZENER CARDS

a standardized group of stimulant materials, alike to a deck of playing cards, modeled for utilization in experiments on extrasensory comprehension and other parapsychological...

ZONE OF PROXIMAL DEVELOPMENT

with regard to Levvygotsky's sociocultural theory, the difference between a kid's actual degree of capacity and the degree of capacity which the kid can...

ZYGOMATICUS

the group of muscles, innervated by the facial nerve, which initiates the motion of the upper lip upward, backward, and outward. Its activity is...

ZENO'S PARADOXES

many arguments introduced by Zeno of Elea, a Greek philosopher, against the thoughts of plurality and movement. People making a trip must first...

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