Type
Crossword
Description

Study of behavior and Mental processes Psychology
Psychologist that studied the mind Mundt
psychologist that studied how people function James
Psychologist that created psychoanalysis Freud
Psychologists that studied science of behaviorism Pavlov&Watson
Focuses on the unconscious mind, and how personality is formed Psychoanalysis
Professional who specializes in behavior & mental processes Psychologist
Doctor who treats psychological disorders; also can prescribe medicine Psychiatrist
made up of cells that carry info to and from all body parts NervousSystem
chemicals that regulate glands and muscles and transmits messages Neurotransmitters
problem with inner ear or areas around the ear NerveHearingLoss
Organs are activated when outside stimuli is sent to the brain Sensation
Brain interprets & organizes the sensations Perception
Type of reinforcement with increased behavior Positive
Type of reinforcement that removes unpleasant consequences Negative
A progressive disease that destroys memory and other important functions in the brain Alzheimers
Deficit in memory caused by brain damage or disease Amnesia
Awareness of everything going on around you Consciousness
Part of mind where one is not fully aware of conscious Subconscious
How many inkblots are in the Rorschach inkblot test Three
Type of projective psychological test that is the most common scoring system Rorschach
Projective test that is not as common ThermaticAperception
Listener is fully concentrated and understands what is being asked ActiveListening
Happens due to a ___ that causes brain to become temporarily unconscious after a hit to the head Concussion
A system of religious veneration and devotion directed towards a particular figure or object Cult

Psychology Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

process of thinking and understanding cognitive
study of behavior tested through scientific research psychology
assumption about behavior tested through scientific research hypothesis
general approach to gathering info and answering questions that minimize errors and bias scientific method
complex explanation of phenomena based on findings from scientific research theory
psychologist who studies basic elements of conscious mental experiences structuralist
psychologist who studies the function (rather than the structure) of consciousness and how mental processes help people and animals adapt to their environment functionalist
psychologist who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior psychoanalyst
psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based on their response to events in environment behaviorist
psychologist who studies effects that physical and chemical changes have on behavior psychobiologist
psychologist studies effects of overcrowding on humans environmental
idea that mind and body are separate and distinct dualism

Psychology chapter 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Physical needs such as sleep and hunger Physiological
Private, unobservable mental reason Cognitive
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes Psychology
Educated guess about same phenomenon Hypothesis
A complex explanation based on findings from a large number of experimental studies Theory
Research Basic science
Using psychological principles to solve more immediate problems Applied science
A general approach to gathering info & answering questions so that error and biases are minimized Scientific method
Interested in the basic elements of human experience Structuralist
A method of self observation in which participants report their thoughts & feelings Introspection
Study how human and animals adapt to their environments Functionalist
A phychologist who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior, feelings, and thoughts Psychoanalyst
A psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based o response to events in the environment Behaviorist
A psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth Humanist
A psychologist who studies how we process, store, retrieve, and use info and how thought processes influence our behavior Cognitivist
A psychologist who studies how chemical and physical changes in our body influence behavior Psychobiologist
A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders Psychiatry
A pyschologist who diagnoses and treat people with emotional disturbances Clinical psychologist
A psychologist who studies the emotional, cognitive, biological, personal, & social changes that occur as individuals mature Developmental
A pysychologist who is concerned with helping students learn Educational
A psychologist who may work in a mental health or social welfare agency Community
A psychologist who uses psychological concepts to make the work place a more satisfying environment for employees & managers Industrial
A psychologist who studies sensation, perception, learning, motivation, and/or emotion in carefully controlled laboratory conditions Experimenal

Psychology...chapter 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding cognitive
Having to do with an organism's physical processes physiological
The scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientific research Psychology
The pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own sake Basic Science
Discovering ways to use scientific findings to accomplish practical goals Applied Science
Modern or current Contemporary
A psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth Humanist
Psychologist who studies how uncounscious motives and conflicts determing human behavior, feelings, and thoughts Psychoanalyst
A scientist who studies the mind and behavior of humans and animals Psychologist
A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders Psychiatry
The objects or conditions that surround something or someone Environment
A psychologist who studies the function of consciousness Functionalist
An assumption or prediction about behavior that is tested through scienfific research Hypothesis
The act or result of being aware ofthe inner nature of things Insight
To get or obtain Acquire

AP Psychology Unit 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Father of Psychology, 1879 lab in Leipzig, Germany Wundt
School of thought that used introspection to reveal structure of mind structuralism
School of thought that explored functions of mental and behavioral processes functionalism
Who brought psychology to America Hall
Study of the measurement of human abilities, attitudes, traits psychometrics
Free will is an illusion; all we are is a response Behavioral
Pinky and the brain, body and mind biological
Study of all the mental activities associated with thinking, etc... cognitive
Study of evolution of behavior and mind, using natural selection evolutionary
Study how unconscious drives and conflicts influence behavior Psychodynamic
Study how situations and cultures affect behavior and thinking Sociocultural

General Psychology Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the way the brain deals with the unchanging information from the environment habituation
spectrum of light that is visible to the human eye visible spectrum
a 32 amino acid linear polypeptide hormone that is produced in humans primarily by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland and in many other animals in the ultimopharyngeal body calcitonin
refers to the process of sensing our environment through touch, taste, sight, sound and smell. This information is sent to our brains in raw form where perception comes into play Sensation
refers to your individual awareness of your unique thoughts, memories, feelings, sensations and environment Consciousness
Known as the "feel good chemical" Serotonin
Secretes by the para thyroid glands which controls the level of the nervous activity. Parathormone
it is the seat of consciousness and of the higher mental processes. cerebrum
part of the autonomic nervous system that maintains the balance of the body when the level of psychological and physiological stress is low or high. Parasymphathetic system
made up of nerve fibers that connect the higher and waver levels of the nervous system. Pons
can be used as the first step before an experiment begins. It determines if a relationship exist between two or more variables. Corretional Research
Russian psychologist whose experiments on learning led to the principles of classical conditioning Ivan Pavlov
is a physician who specializes in psychiatry, the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders. Psychiatrist
is a term that has been used in various psychology theories, often in different ways. The term was originally introduced by the organismic theorist Kurt Goldstein for the motive to realize one's full potential. self actualization
is a tentative statement about the relationship between two or more variables. It is a specific, testable prediction about what you expect to happen in a study. hypothesis
is a view in the theory of the mind. It states that mental states are constituted solely by their functional role – that is, they have causal relations to other mental states, numerous sensory inputs, and behavioral outputs. Functionalism
is a systematic approach to understanding the behavior of humans and other animals. It assumes that all behaviors are either reflexes produced by a response to certain stimuli in the environment, or a consequence of that individual's history, including especially reinforcement and punishment, together with the individual's current motivational state and controlling stimuli. Behaviorism
is a region of space in which the presence of a stimulus will alter the firing of that neuron. receptive field
a German-American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst known for his theory on psychological development of human beings. Erik Erikson
was a humanistic psychologist who agreed with the main assumptions of Abraham Maslow, but added that for a person to "grow", they need an environment that provides them with genuineness (openness and self-disclosure), acceptance (being seen with unconditional positive regard), and empathy (being listened to and understood). Carl Rogers
is a small organ located within the brain's medial temporal lobe and forms an important part of the limbic system, the region that regulates emotions. hippocampus
an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst. Sigmund Freud
process of converting outside stimuli into neural activity Transduction
is the name given the collection of nerve fibers located at the end of the spinal column. cauda equina

Intro to Psychology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Mental Health Awareness Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a technique in which one focuses one's full attention only on the present, experiencing thoughts, feelings, and sensations but not judging them Mindfulness
a state of apprehension and psychic tension occurring in some forms of mental disorder Anxiety
sadness; gloom; dejection. Depression
the branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness Psychiatry
a mental health problem characterized by an alternation between extreme euphoria and deep depression Bipolar
of or relating to the treatment of obesity Bariatric
growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful Adolescent
to make easier or less difficult; contribute to; facilitate Help
to give advice to; advise Counseling
a state of serious emotional and mental deterioration, of organic or functional origin Dementia
Having a tendency to dwell on unwanted thoughts or perform certain repetitious rituals, especially as a defense against anxiety from unconscious conflicts Obsessive Compulsive
a specific response by the body to a stimulus, as fear or pain, that disturbs or interferes with the normal psychological equillibrium of an organism Stress

Psychology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What type of psychologist works with profiles criminals Forensic
What type of psychologist works with sporting teams Sport
What type of psychologist diagnoses and treats diseases and mental illness Clinical
What type of psychologist counsels less severe psychological problems such as relationship issues, self-esteem, conflicts Counselling
What type of psychologist study the brain and how attitudes effect your altitude? Neuro
What type of psychologist assist in team building, effective management and leadership strategies in the workplace Organisational
What type of psychologist deals with eating disorders, addictions, self esteem Health
What type of psychologist work in universities lecturing, doing research and supervising students doing research? Academic
What type of psychologist deal with sibling rivalry, bullying, peer pressure and assess learning disabilities Educational
What type of psychologist is a doctor who can prescribe drugs to treat conditions Psychiatrist
What is another word for the Forebrain Cerebrum
What is another name for the Cerebellum, Pons and Medulla Hindbrain
What part of the brain coordinates balance? Cerebellum
What part of the brain controls breathing, digestion, heart and blood vessel, swallowing and sneezing Medulla Oblongata
What part of the brain deals with sleep, respiration, swallowing, bladder control, hearing, equilibrium, taste, eye movement, facial expressions, facial sensation, and posture Pons
What part of the brain is like a gateway linking the right and left sides of the brain Corpus Callosum
What side of the brain is associated with dreams? Right
What side of the brain is associated with mathematics Left
What side of the brain is associated with logic, problem solving and reasoning Left
What side of the brain deals with visual spacial tasks Right
What side of the brain is associated with creativity and music Right

AP Psych Chapter 15:Personality Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What psychologist called his theory and technique psychoanalysis? Freud
____________ is lingering focus of pleasure-seeking energies at an earlier psychosexual stage, where conflicts were unresolved. fixation
What is Sigmund Freud's perspective in which childhood sexuality and unconscious motivations influence personality? Psychoanalytic
What is the conscious "executive" that mediates among the demands of the id, superego and reality? ego
What is the perspective in which our inner capacities for growth and self-fulfillment influence personality? Humanistic
What is the stage at 0-18 months in which pleasure centers on the mouth, sucking, biting and chewing? oral
What is your characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling and acting? personality
What is the stage at 3-6 years in which girls have penis envy? phallic
________ is the type of dream content that involves the hidden symbolic meaning of the dream. latent
__________ is the type of dream content information that the conscious individual remembers experiencing. manifest
An example of ___________ is someone who experienced child abuse and does not remember it happening. repression
What is Sigmund Freud's theory called that is proposed by the ego to reduce or to redirect anxiety by distorting reality? defense mechanism
What is the unconscious psychic energy that strives to satisfy sexual and aggressive drives? id
What is the defense mechanism in which you are not being willing to accept the truth? denial
What represents internalized ideals and provides standards for judgment for future aspiration? superego
________ is thoughts, wishes, feelings and memories that are mostly unacceptable and that we are unaware of. unconscious
What stage occurs at 18-36 months and pleasure centers on the bowel and bladder elimination? anal
An example of _________ is telling your friend "You're such a liar!" when you feel guilty about recent lies that you have told. projection

Developmental Psychology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is the father of developemental psychology who wrote the first scietific journal of developemental psychology and the founder of APA? StanleyHall
the study of the same group of people over time? Longitudinal
An organized set of ideas? Theory
Which theorist studied the unconscious and theorised the fice psychosexual stages? Freud
Which theorist created thepsychosocial stages that includes a crisis/challenge at each stage? Erikson
What is the term for learning by observing others? SocialLearning
the actions that are taken to try to continue a good behavior? reinforcement
having belief in one's own abilities/talents? Selfefficacy
the theorist that saw children as "little scientists"? Piaget
What is the goal of Maslow's heiarchy of needs? SelfActualization
how an individual adapts to their enviornment? SelectiveAdaptation
pulling ideas from multiple theories or perspectives? Eclectic
An individual's genetic makeup? DNA
the observable physical characteristics of a person? Phenotype
when an individual has a trait but doesnt express it? carrier
multiple pairs of genes go into one trait? polygenic
the theory that states our mind is like a computer? InfoProcessing
Who studied operant conditioning,or the study of consequences of a child's behavior? Skinner
Who used classical conditioning on little Albert to condition a fear of a bunny? Watson