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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION Crossword

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the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock. Fossils
make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify. Adapt
a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. Species
the process of developing or being developed. Development
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources, land use, and industries. Geography
having the same or a similar relation; corresponding, as in relative position or structure. HomologousStructure
in genealogy, any person to whom two or more persons claim descent; also, the most recent ancestral form or species from which two different species evolved. CommonAncestor
structures are similar or resembling in certain respects, in function or in appearance but not in evolutionary origin or developmental origin. AnalogousStructure
relying on or derived from observation or experiment. Empirical
an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form. Organism
deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information. DNA
a distinctive attribute or aspect of something. Features
any of the pieces of hard, whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates. Bones
a period of ten years. Decades
the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex. Structure
an anatomical feature that no longer seems to have a purpose in the current form of an organism of the given species. VestigialStructure
the branch of biology and medicine concerned with the study of embryos and their development. Embryology
The investigation and comparison of the structures of different organisms. ComparativeAnatomy
an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. CharlesDarwin
the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth. Evolution

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Understanding Sexual Health Crossword

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a virus that attacks the human immune system and is caused by AIDS HIV
a gland in the male reproductive system that makes fluid that helps carry male sex cells to the females body Prostate
male sex cells Sperm
another name for testes testicles
the organs that make sperm and the primary male sex hormone testes
the primary male sex hormone testosterone
a sac of skin in which the testes are kept; helps to regulate temperature Scrotum
region of the male reproductive system in which the sperm mature Epididymis
tubes in which fully mature sperm move from the epididymis and out of the scrotum Vas Deferens
the tube that carries urine and sperm out of the body through the penis urethra
an infection of the skin near the scrotum and groin area of a male Jock Itch
uncontrolled growth of cells of the testes; usually does not cause pain and causes enlargement of the testicle or a small lump testicular cancer
an infection passed from one person to another by sexual contact involving sex organs, the mouth, and rectum STI
a muscular organ of the female reproductive system that holds a fetus during pregnancy uterus
a woman's sex cell Ovum
organs where the ovum are stored in the female body ovaries
the primary female sex hormone estrogen
the ovum travels through the ________ to get from the ovary to the uterus Fallopian tube
connects the woman's outside of the body with her uterus vagina
the process of the ovaries releasing one egg per month after puberty ovulation
the lining of the uterus endometrium
the monthly break down and shedding of the lining of the uterus menstruation
the time when a fertilized egg grows and develops into a baby in the woman's uterus pregnancy
a developing human, from fertilization until the end of the eighth week of pregnancy embryo
a developing human, from the start of the ninth week of pregnancy until birth fetus
an organ that grows in the woman's uterus during pregnancy and allows nutrients, gases, and wastes to be exchanged between mother and fetus placenta
doctors often divide the nine months of a baby's development into 3-month periods called... trimesters
the passage of a baby from its mother's uterus to outside the body birth
the loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week miscarriage
the stage of life when people become sexually mature premature birth
the deliberate choice to refrain from all sexual activity abstinence
a serious disease that destroys the body's immune system AIDS
a virus that attacks the human immune system and that causes AIDS HIV

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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

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The Human Reproductive System Crossword

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This is the loose pouch-like sac of skin that hangs behind and below the penis. It contains the testicles (also called testes), as well as many nerves and blood vessels. Scrotum
These are oval organs about the size of large olives that lie in the scrotum, secured at either end by a structure called the spermatic cord. Most men have two testes. The testes are responsible for making testosterone, the primary male sex hormone, and for generating sperm. Within the testes are coiled masses of tubes called seminiferous tubules. These tubes are responsible for producing sperm cells. Testicles
coiled tube that rests on the backside of each testicle. It transports and stores sperm cells that are produced in the testes. It also is the job of the epididymis to bring the sperm to maturity, since the sperm that emerge from the testes are immature and incapable of fertilization. During sexual arousal, contractions force the sperm into the vas deferens. Epididymis
muscular tube that travels from the epididymis into the pelvic cavity, to just behind the bladder. The vas deferens transports mature sperm to the urethra, the tube that carries urine or sperm to outside of the body, in preparation for ejaculation. Vas
the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside of the body. In males, it has the additional function of ejaculating semen when the man reaches orgasm. When the penis is erect during sex, the flow of urine is blocked from the urethra, allowing only semen to be ejaculated at orgasm. Urethra
Also called Cowper's glands, these are pea-sized structures located on the sides of the urethra just below the prostate gland. These glands produce a clear, slippery fluid that empties directly into the urethra. This fluid serves to lubricate the urethra and to neutralize any acidity that may be present due to residual drops of urine in the urethra. Bulbourethralglands
are a pair of small glands about the size and shape of almonds, located on the left and right sides of the pelvic body cavity lateral to the superior portion of the uterus. Ovaries produce female sex hormones such as estrogen and progesterone as well as ova (commonly called "eggs"), the female gametes. Ova are produced from oocyte cells that slowly develop throughout a woman’s early life and reach maturity after puberty. Each month during ovulation, a mature ovum is released. The ovum travels from the ovary to the fallopian tube, where it may be fertilized before reaching the uterus. Ovaries
are a pair of muscular tubes that extend from the left and right superior corners of the uterus to the edge of the ovaries. The fallopian tubes end in a funnel-shaped structure called the infundibulum, which is covered with small finger-like projections called fimbriae. The fimbriae swipe over the outside of the ovaries to pick up released ova and carry them into the infundibulum for transport to the uterus. The inside of each fallopian tube is covered in cilia that work with the smooth muscle of the tube to carry the ovum to the uterus. FallopianTubes
hollow, muscular, pear-shaped organ located posterior and superior to the urinary bladder. Connected to the two fallopian tubes on its superior end and to the vagina (via the cervix) on its inferior end, the uterus is also known as the womb, as it surrounds and supports the developing fetus during pregnancy. The inner lining of the uterus, known as the endometrium, provides support to the embryo during early development. The visceral muscles of the uterus contract during childbirth to push the fetus through the birth canal. Uterus
elastic, muscular tube that connects the cervix of the uterus to the exterior of the body. It is located inferior to the uterus and posterior to the urinary bladder. The vagina functions as the receptacle for the penis during sexual intercourse and carries sperm to the uterus and fallopian tubes. It also serves as the birth canal by stretching to allow delivery of the fetus during childbirth. During menstruation, the menstrual flow exits the body via the vagina. Vagina
is the collective name for the external female genitalia located in the pubic region of the body. The vulva surrounds the external ends of the urethral opening and the vagina and includes the mons pubis, labia majora, labia minora, and clitoris. The mons pubis, or pubic mound, is a raised layer of adipose tissue between the skin and the pubic bone that provides cushioning to the vulva. The inferior portion of the mons pubis splits into left and right halves called the labia majora. The mons pubis and labia majora are covered with pubic hairs. Inside of the labia majora are smaller, hairless folds of skin called the labia minora that surround the vaginal and urethral openings. On the superior end of the labia minora is a small mass of erectile tissue known as the clitoris that contains many nerve endings for sensing sexual pleasure. Vulva
The male's job is to produce sperm cells and deliver them into the female reproductive tract. The female's job is to produce ova (eggs), receive the sperm, and nourish the embryo that grows inside her. Reproductivesystem
The organ that holds urine. bladder
Two sac-like glands on each side of the bladder that produce a fluid, providing nutrients for the sperm. Seminalvesicles
The outlet of the rectum, lying in the fold between the buttocks. The opening at the end of the anal canal. Anus
The head of the penis. glans
A walnut-sized gland that lies beneath the bladder. This gland produces a liquid that helps sperm to move along more easily. prostate
Occurs when the penis fills with blood and becomes hard. Erection
The part of the uterus that protrudes into the cavity of the vagina. CERVIX
A small genital organ whose function is one of sexual pleasure. Clitoris
the process in a woman of discharging blood and other materials from the lining of the uterus at intervals of about one lunar month from puberty until menopause, except during pregnancy. menstruation

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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

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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

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