facilitative

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facilitative (comparative more facilitative, superlative most facilitative)

  1. Having the effect of making easy; assisting, easing or facilitating.
    • 1998 June 12, Amy F. T. Arnsten, “NEUROSCIENCE: Enhanced: The Biology of Being Frazzled”, in Science[1], volume 280, number 5370, DOI:10.1126/science.280.5370.1711, pages 1711-1712:
      However, in contrast to the facilitative actions in subcortical structures, high levels of catecholamine release in prefrontal cortex result in cognitive dysfunction.
    • 2017, Di Zou; James Lambert, “Feedback methods for student voice in the digital age”, in British Journal of Educational Technology, volume 48, number 5, page 1088:
      This is also facilitative in the development of students’ independent learning skills, promoting a culture of asking and answering questions among the students.