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the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth Fetus
interpreting one's new experience in terms of one's existing schema assimilation
psychologist that is best known for theorizing the stages of cognitive development Piaget
the ideal parenting style authoritative
a sense that the world is predictable and trustworthy, according to Eriksen Basic Trust
type of intelligence consisting of one's accumulated knowledge and verbal skills crystallized
type of intelligence consisting of one's ability to reason speedily and abstractly fluid
psychologist best known for theorizing the 8 psychosocial stages of development Eriksen
psychologist that came up with the 6 stages of moral thinking Kohlberg
what FAS stands for fetal alcohol syndrome
harmful agents that can cause damage to a fetus teratogens
neurodegenerative disease that causes the patient to lose their memory and become mentally vacant alzheimers
disorder that results in a deficit of communication and social interaction autism
psychologist that studied dependency by exxperimenting with monkeys Harlow
a baby's tendency to open mouth and search for food when touched on the cheek rooting reflex

Intro to Psychology Crossword

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Who is often called the "father" of psychology? wundt
Psychology is the scientific study of _______ and mental processes. behavior
This is a complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species. instinct
What part of the brain includes the auditory (hearing) areas? temporallobes
The autonomic nervous system is split into two divisions, one that calms and one that arouses. Which one is the calming side? parasympathetic
Paranoid, catatonic, disorganized, and undifferentiated are all classifications of what psychological disorder? schizophrenia
What level sits at the top of Maslow's hierarchy of needs? selfactualization
What area of the brain controls many of your emotional responses, including fear and anger? amygdala
Formerly known as multiple personality disrder, _______ identity disorder is characterized by a person exhibiting 2 or more distinct personalities. dissociative
In the study of behavior genetics, the real question of "what makes you who you are?" deals with nature v. _______. nurture
This research method is the only one that allows the experimenter to draw conclusions about cause and effect. experiment
The period between childhood and adulthood. adolescence
What gland is often referred to as the master gland? pituitary
A fetus is the developing human organism from _______ weeks after conception to birth. nine
In order to be judged a psychological disorder, it has to meet these 4 criteria: maladaptive, _______, disturbing, and atypical. unjustifiable
This is the culturally preferred timing of social events such as marriage, parenthood, and retirement. socialclock
What psychologist's studes in the area of morality led his to develop a 3 stage theory of moral development? kohlberg
_______ nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by excessive eating followed by purging, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise. bulimia
_______ is the fear of swallowing. phagophobia
What is the 1st stage in Jean Piaget's stages of cognitive development? sensorimotor

Theories of Growth and Development Crossword

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Piaget's second cognitive concept that can be described as the ability to absorb new information into the existing schema. ASSIMILATION
______ is characterized by the acquisition of skills involving feeding, mobility, dressing, and control of elimination. AUTONMY
The _______ level refers to all those experiences that are within one's immediate awareness. CONSCIOUS
______ is a mental mechanism that converts unconscious feelings and anxiety into a physical symptom that has no organic basis for the complaint. CONVERSION
______ refers to the progressive acquisition of skills and the capacity to function. DEVELOPMENT
_____ refers to an increase in physical size. GROWTH
Believed that the child progressively develops moral reasoning as he or she gains the ability to think logically. KOHLBERG
The driving force behind most human behavior. LIBIDO
Described human behavior as being motivated by needs that are ordered in a hierarchy. MASLOW
______ consists of the behavior patterns that distinguish one person from another. PERSONALITY
Freud's stage of psychosexual development when children begin to associate both pleasure and conflicting feelings with their genital organs. PHALLIC
______ describes growth and development that progresses from the center of the body towards the extremities. PROXIMODISTAL
The achievement of one's full potential. SELFACTUALIZATION
______ occurs when a person is unconcerned with the welfare of others and is preoccupied with himself or herself. STAGNATION
The _______ level of awareness stores memories, thoughts, and feelings. SUBCONSCIOUS
The _____ is a further development of the ego. It judges, controls, and punishes. SUPEREGO
Defense mechanism in which the individual acts in a manner that symbolically cancels a previous unacceptable thought or action. UNDOING

AP Psychology Unit 9! Crossword

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can cause harm to fetus during prenatal stage teratogens
bio. growth that unfolds naturally maturation
framework that organizes and interprets information schema
adapting schemas to incorporate new information accommodation
piaget stage-(0-2) sensory impressions and motor activities sensorimotor
awareness that things exist even when not perceived objectpermanence
principle that mass, volume, number remain the same despite changes in form conservation
who did attachment study with monkeys and artificial mothers harlows
process by which certain animals form strong attachments during critical period imprinting
who am i? selfconcept
acquisition of a traditional masculine or feminine role gendertyping
first menstrual period menarche
culturally preferred timing of social life events social clock

Chapter 8: Development Across the Life Span Crossword

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Controlled expression trait dominant-gene
Zygote that splits in two monozygotic-twins
Two eggs that are fertilized dizygotic-twins
One of the critical areas of adjustment that deals with breathing respiration
The sense that is least developed at birth vision
The stage of ________ development includes; babbling, cooing, and one-word speech language
A neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs thinking, feeling, language, and social skills ASD
A infant that is irregular, nonadaptable, and irritable difficult
A insecurely attached attached infant or child ambivalent
Kohlberg proposed three levels of ______ development moral
The kind of monkey that was used in Harlow's classic research rhesus

Prenatal Development, Pregnancy, and Birth Crossword

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The pear shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby Uterus
the neck, or narrow lower portion, of the uterus cervix
slim, pipelike structure that connects an ovary to the uterus fallopian tube
almond shaped organs that contain a woman's eggs ovaries
egg cell containing the genetic material contributed by the mother ovum
the union of sperm and egg fertilization
the expulsion of the ovum ovulation
first 14 days of prenatal development, from fertilization to full implantation germinal stage
a fertilized ovum zygote
hollow sphere of cells formed during the germinal stage in preparation for implantation blastocyst
process in which a blastocyst becomes embedded in the uterine wall implantation
structure projecting from the wall of the uterus during pregnancy through which the develpoing baby absorbs nutrients placenta
structure that attaches the placenta to the fetus, through which nutrients are passed and fetal wastes are removed umbilical cord
bag-shaped, fluid-filled membrane that contains and insulates the fetus amniotic sac
the period of pregnancy gestation
one of the 3 month long segments into which pregnancy is divided trimester
the inability to conceive after a year of unprotected sex infertility
any infertility treatment in which the egg is fertilized outside the womb. abbr. ART
a special hospital unit that treats at-risk newborns, such as lbw and vlbw nicu

Human Reproductive System Crossword

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One of two female sex hormones estrogen
It contains enzymes to break down part of the egg membrane to enter the ovum acrosome
A hollow ball of many cells blastula
Produces mature eggs and female sex hormones ovary
the process of sloughing off the inner lining of the uterus, once monthly menstruation
Produces sperm and male hormones testes
a mixture of fluid produced by the male sex glands and sperm semen
the process when one sperm fuses with the ovum fertilization
The older term for the uterus womb
the male sex cell sperm
Each sperm has this structure that whips back and forth to move them forward flagellum
One of two female sex hormones progesterone
delivers sperm into the vagina of the female during ejaculation penis
When the zygote arrives in the uterus, it will ________ in the endometrial lining. implant
the site where important substances and waste materials are transferred between the fetus and the mother placenta
the tube that conducts sperm from the testes to the urethra vas deferens
male sex hormone testosterone
where sperm are stored temporarily, found on the back of the testis epididymis
the release of the secondary oocyte from the ovary ovulation
After 8 weeks development, the embryo is known as the ________. fetus
Largest of the glands that produce semen, can be felt through the anterior rectal wall prostate gland
The __________ sac is a fluid-filled bag that protects and supports the fetus during development. Amniotic
Pregnancy tests detect the hormone human ____________________ gonadotropin. chorionic
protects and holds the testes outside the body to maintain a lower temperature for sperm development. scrotum
The scientific term for pregnancy is ______________ (hint: starts with a "g") gestation
This part of the uterus must dilate to 10 cm before the child can be delivered. cervix

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Word Search

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TERATOGENS
FETUS
ACCOMODATION
ASSIMILATION
CONSERVATION
ADOLESCENCE
SPERMARCHE
MENARCHE
MENOPAUSE
IDENTITY
PUBERTY
ATTACHMENT
TEMPERAMENT
SCAFFOLDING
EGOCENTRISM
SCHEMA

DEVELOPMENT Word Search

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disengagement
alzheimers
preprogramming
adulthood
psychosocial
baumrind
erikson
piaget
kohlberg
adolescence
childhood
reflexes
embryonic
zygote
chromosome
hereditary
environmental
developmental

8 Stages of Development by Erik Erikson Crossword

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Scientist who proposed a psychoanalytic theory of psychosocial development comprising eight stages from infancy to adulthood. Erik Erikson
Erikson's theory of psychosocial development has ______ distinct stages. eight
During this stage, the person is uncertain about the world in which they live. To resolve these feelings of uncertainty, they look towards their primary care giver for stability and consistency of care. Trust vs. Mistrust
Between the ages of _____, they begin to assert their independence, by walking away from their mother, picking which toy to play with, and making choices about what they like to wear, to eat, etc. 18 months and 3
A healthy balance between initiative and guilt is important. Success in the stage of Initiative vs. Guilt leads to the virtue of _______. Purpose
__________ is the fourth stage of Erikson's theory, at this stage the person starts learning to read and write, to do sums, and do things on their own. Teachers begin to take an important role in the child's life as they teach the child specific skills. Industry vs. Inferiority
The ______ is Identity vs. Role Confusion, where teenagers are deciding their personalities through an intense exploration of personal values, beliefs and goals. Fifth Stage
Occurring in young adulthood (ages 18 to 40 yrs), we begin to share ourselves more intimately with others. We explore relationships leading toward longer-term commitments with someone other than family member. Intimacy vs. Isolation
By failing to achieve the objectives in the stage of Generativity vs. Stagnation, we become ______ and feel unproductive. Stagnant
As we grow older and become senior citizens, we tend to slow down our __________ and explore life as a retired person. It is during this time that we contemplate our accomplishments and can develop integrity if we see ourselves as leading a successful life. Productivity

Early Childhood Cognitive Development Crossword

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Increases the likelihood of a behavior occurring Reinforcement
mental representations of the world around them schemas
Piaget's first developmental stage sensorimotor
Conscious, rational part of personality Ego
Unconscious, source of biological needs/desires ID
The conscience Superego
directly processing information that a child knows Assimilation
changing what one knows to fit the new information Accommodation
Child starts to think in symbols Preoperational
Child starts to think logically Concrete
reinforcers and punishments operant
stimulus, response classical
decreases the likelihood of a behavior to occur punishment
Bandura's Social Learning Theory modeling
consists of activities and interactions in the immediate environment Microsystem