Developmental Psychology Crossword

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

Intro to Psychology Crossword

Intro to Psychology Crossword

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

Theories of Growth and Development Crossword

Theories of Growth and Development Crossword

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

8 Stages of Development by Erik Erikson Crossword

8 Stages of Development by Erik Erikson Crossword

Scientist who proposed a psychoanalytic theory of psychosocial development comprising eight stages from infancy to adulthood.
Erikson's theory of psychosocial development has ______ distinct stages.
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.
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.
A healthy balance between initiative and guilt is important. Success in the stage of Initiative vs. Guilt leads to the virtue of _______.
__________ 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.
The ______ is Identity vs. Role Confusion, where teenagers are deciding their personalities through an intense exploration of personal values, beliefs and goals.
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.
By failing to achieve the objectives in the stage of Generativity vs. Stagnation, we become ______ and feel unproductive.
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.


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AP Psychology Unit 9! Crossword

AP Psychology Unit 9! Crossword

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

Chapter 8: Development Across the Life Span Crossword

Chapter 8: Development Across the Life Span Crossword

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

Prenatal Development, Pregnancy, and Birth Crossword

Prenatal Development, Pregnancy, and Birth Crossword

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

Lifespan Development Crossword

Lifespan Development  Crossword

Changes in the body & brain
Learning, Memory,& Creativity
Emotion, personality, & social relationships
Three domains: Physical, Cognitive, & Psychosocial
Children developing at different rates
Cumulative process, improving on existing skills.
Occurs at specific times or ages
Biology & Genetics
Environment & Culture
Freud's Stages
Social nature of development
Concepts used to categorize and interpret information
Birth - 2 year old
Between 5 - 8 months developed
2 - 7 years of age
Change the appearance of something
Not able to make perspective's of others.
Known as the 3rd stage
Objects can be changed and then returned back to the original object.
Age 11 - Adulthood.
Reviewing peoples responses.

Social Development Crossword

Social Development Crossword

At what age does sociodramatic play occur?
A bond is a relationship based on shared feelings, interest, or….
Which developmental domain shapes our personality the most?
Are imaginary friends are a major concern?
Egocentrism is known as?
Sibling relationships are mainly based on parent and child relationship
Albert Bandura experiment was known as?
When a child sees what an adult does and wants to do it as well
When a baby follows something when it first opens its eyes
What American psychologist was best known for the “ Heinz dilemma”?
What psychologist said “ Through others we become ourselves”?


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