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What stage is birth to 2 years Sensorimotor
What stage is ages 2 to 7 preoperational
What is the theorists full name Jean Piaget
How many stages of mental development four
What kind of development cognitive
Where was he born Switzerland
Piaget's profession was psychologist
His career as a researcher started at Eleven
Children think _________ than adults differently
The preoperational stage is characterized by Language

Jean Piaget Crossword

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What is the first stage of cognitive development? sensorimotor
What age does a child enter the formal operational stage? eleven
What are mental representations in the first stage of development called? object permanence
Where was Jean Piaget born? Switzerland
What animal did Piaget observe in his first published article? sparrow
How many children did Piaget have? three
What laboratory did Piaget work in that eventually sparked his interest in psychoanalysis? Binet
Which field of psychology did Piaget study at the Binet Laboratory? abnormal
What do children rely on in the preoperational stage? symbols
In what stage do children develop critical thinking skills? concrete operational
What kind of reasoning is developed in the formal operational stage? moral
What is it called when new information revises old information? accomodation

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

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

Developmental Psychology Crossword

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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

Child Development Theories Crossword

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What is another word for a filing system in your brain? Schemas
Who is the cognitive theorist who said that children develop in four stages that must be sequential jeanpiaget
What a child can do on their own in comparison to what they can accomplish with help Zoneofproximaldevelopment
Helping children learn by assisting them Scaffolding
The first stage in Piaget's theory sensorimotorstage
When we are confused and inbalanced. Disequilibrium
The stage in Piaget's theory where children start representing the world through words, drawings and images preoperationalstage
A state of balance Equilibrium
The level closest to children in the Ecological theory Microsystem
The child has no direct control (Ecology) exosystem
The time the child is in (Ecology) chronosystem
This theorist said that children learn through their interaction with the environment LevVygotsky
The study of the brain CognitiveDevelopment
This man said that children are not a "social vacuum" rather children learn through relationships and connections Bronfenbrenner

AP Psychology Unit 5 Crossword

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Important male sex hormone. Testosterone
A response of the whole organism, involves physiological arousal, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience. Emotion
Point at which an individual’s “weight thermostat” is supposedly set. Set Point
Selye’s concept of the body’s adaptive response to stress in three stages- alarm, resistance and exhaustion(Shortened). GAS
Type of person who is competitive,hard-driving, impatient, verbally aggressive and anger-prone. Type A
Process by which we perceive and respond to stressors that we label as threatening or challenging. Stress
A need or desire that directs behavior. Motivation
Tendency to maintain a constant internal state. Homeostasis
A positive or negative stimulus that motivates behavior. Incentive
Clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart. Coronary Heart Disease
Form of sugar that circulates the blood and provides energy for the body. Glucose
Complex, unlearned behavior that is patterned throughout a species. Instinct
Important female sex hormone. Estrogen
A white blood cell, with a single round nucleus. Lymphocyte
A concept or framework that organizes and interprets information. Schema
The developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth. Fetus
The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertilization through the second month. Embryo
In Piaget's theory, the stage(birth to 2) during which infants know the world mostly in terms of their sensory impressions and motor activities. Sensorimotor Stage
In Piaget's theory, the stage(2-7) during which a child learns to use language but does not comprehend concrete logic. Preoperational Stage
The principle that properties such as mass,volume, and number remain the same despite changes in forms of objects. Conservation
The awareness that things continue to exist even when not perceived. Object Permanence
In Piaget's Theory, the preoperational child's difficulty taking another's point of view. Egocentrism
In Piaget's Theory, the stage of cognitive development(starts 12) during which people begin to think logically about abstract events. Formal-Operational Stage
In Piaget's theory, the stage of cognitive development(7-11) during which children gain concrete logic and loss egocentrism. Concrete-Operational Stage
The theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punished. Social Learning Theory
The ability to form close and loving relationships; a primary developmental task. Intimacy
The sex chromosome found only in males. Y Chromosome
Austrian neurologist and founder of psychoanalysis. Sigmund Freud

PIAGET COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Word Search

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egocentrism
conservation
accommodation
disequilibrium
equilibrium
assimilation
sensorimotor
preoperational
concrete operations
Formal operations

Early Childhood Development Crossword

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the early childhood years are? challenging
allows young children to organize their attention and actions prefrontal cortex
what motor skills use the large muscles? gross
what motor skills use the small muscle of the hands and fingers? fine
process that influences skills such as hand-eye coordination myelination
a major force that interacts to influence physical development genetic elements
what kind of development theory was Piaget known for? cognitive
what are children seen as during unoccupied play? observers
when children show a preference for one hand over the other, this illustrates brain ? lateralization
how many stages was Erikson's Psychological Theory of Development based off of? eight
in Maslow's hierarchy of needs which hierarchy involves food, water, shelter, sleep, exercise, and sex? Physiological
what kind of thinking allows young children to understand that people can make things happen? precausal
what kind of thinking is the tendency to endow inanimate objects with life and consciousness? animistic
what instructional method brings a child's imagination closer to reality? roleplay
what theorist considers initiative versus guilt as a stage in early childhood development? erikson
recognition that objects and events exist even when they can't be seen, heard, or touches: object ? permanence

Cognitive Development Word Search

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imaginary audience
formal operational stage
seriation
concrete operational stage
conservation
centration
animism
egocentrism
preoperational stage
operations
object permanence
sensorimotor stage
equilibrium
orgainization
accommodations
assimilation
schemes

Lifespan Development Crossword

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