Psychology chapter 1 Crossword
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Physical needs such as sleep and hunger
Private, unobservable mental reason
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
Educated guess about same phenomenon
A complex explanation based on findings from a large number of experimental studies
Research
Using psychological principles to solve more immediate problems
A general approach to gathering info & answering questions so that error and biases are minimized
Interested in the basic elements of human experience
A method of self observation in which participants report their thoughts & feelings
Study how human and animals adapt to their environments
A phychologist who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior, feelings, and thoughts
A psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based o response to events in the environment
A psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth
A psychologist who studies how we process, store, retrieve, and use info and how thought processes influence our behavior
A psychologist who studies how chemical and physical changes in our body influence behavior
A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders
A pyschologist who diagnoses and treat people with emotional disturbances
A psychologist who studies the emotional, cognitive, biological, personal, & social changes that occur as individuals mature
A pysychologist who is concerned with helping students learn
A psychologist who may work in a mental health or social welfare agency
A psychologist who uses psychological concepts to make the work place a more satisfying environment for employees & managers
A psychologist who studies sensation, perception, learning, motivation, and/or emotion in carefully controlled laboratory conditions

Psychology Terms Crossword

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

Psychology...chapter 1 Crossword

Psychology...chapter 1 Crossword
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Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
Having to do with an organism's physical processes
The scientific study of behavior that is tested through scientific research
The pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own sake
Discovering ways to use scientific findings to accomplish practical goals
Modern or current
A psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth
Psychologist who studies how uncounscious motives and conflicts determing human behavior, feelings, and thoughts
A scientist who studies the mind and behavior of humans and animals
A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders
The objects or conditions that surround something or someone
A psychologist who studies the function of consciousness
An assumption or prediction about behavior that is tested through scienfific research
The act or result of being aware ofthe inner nature of things
To get or obtain

What is Psychology? Crossword

What is Psychology? Crossword
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Scientific Study of behavior and mental processes
Overt actions of people
German psychologist who created first psychological laboratory
Understanding the conscious experience through introspection
Focused on how mental activities helped an organism adapt to its environment
Greek word for soul
Perspective on how genes, hormones, and the human nervous system influence behavior, thinking and feeling
Perspective that emphasizes natural selection of adaptive behaviors that ensure survival
Perspective that comes from Sigmund Freud, and "the unconscious"
Father of cognitive psychology
Method for acquiring knowledge based on observation rather than a method based only on forms of logical argument
A set of ideas that helps us summarize and organize our observations and experiences
Saw behavior, feelings and thoughts as occurring because they are somehow adaptive
Perspective that felt more attention should be paid to how the environment can help is or limit us from reaching out "growth potential"
Our physical bodies and their internal workings are crucial to understanding of psychology
Saw psychology as the "science of mental life"
Austrian Neurologist
Freud's idea that we are not always aware of our motives and thoughts

AP Psychology Unit 1 Crossword

AP Psychology Unit 1 Crossword
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Father of Psychology, 1879 lab in Leipzig, Germany
School of thought that used introspection to reveal structure of mind
School of thought that explored functions of mental and behavioral processes
Who brought psychology to America
Study of the measurement of human abilities, attitudes, traits
Free will is an illusion; all we are is a response
Pinky and the brain, body and mind
Study of all the mental activities associated with thinking, etc...
Study of evolution of behavior and mind, using natural selection
Study how unconscious drives and conflicts influence behavior
Study how situations and cultures affect behavior and thinking

Intro to Psychology Crossword

Intro to Psychology Crossword
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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?

Chapter 1 Crossword Puzzle

Chapter 1 Crossword Puzzle
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The normal physical activities
Involves conscious intellectual activity
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes
To get or obtain
An assumption or prediction about behavior that is tested through scientific research
A set of assumptions used to explain phenomena and offered for scientific study
Based on observation or experiment
Discovering ways to use scientific findings to accomplish practical goals
The pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own sake
A psychologist who studies the function of consciousness
Believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth
A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders
Modern or current
A psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based on their response to events in the environment
A psychologist who studies how we process, store, retrieve, and use information and how thought processes influence our behavior

Psychology Chapter 1 Vocab Crossword

Psychology Chapter 1 Vocab Crossword
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The scientific study of behavior and mental processes is called ______.
_______. is the pursuit of knowledge about natural phenomena for its own sake.
_______ is a method of self-observation in which participants analyze and report their thoughts and feelings.
A psychologist who studies how we process, store, retrieve, and use information and how our thinking influences our behavior is called a
Wilhelm Wundt was a _____ who studied the basic elements of conscious mental experiences.
Psychologist view psychology as an _______ and are using psychological principles to solve more immediate problems.
A set of assumptions used to explain phenomena and offered for scientific study is a _____.
Wilhelm Wundt focused on observation and experimentation in order to learn about human thought processes. He used a/an ______ approach to data collection.
Which processes are normal physical activities?
________ established the first psychology laboratory?
A generally valid idea about behavior is a ______.

Intro to Psychology Crossword

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

General Psychology Crossword Puzzle

General Psychology Crossword Puzzle
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the way the brain deals with the unchanging information from the environment
spectrum of light that is visible to the human eye
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
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
refers to your individual awareness of your unique thoughts, memories, feelings, sensations and environment
Known as the "feel good chemical"
Secretes by the para thyroid glands which controls the level of the nervous activity.
it is the seat of consciousness and of the higher mental processes.
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.
made up of nerve fibers that connect the higher and waver levels of the nervous system.
can be used as the first step before an experiment begins. It determines if a relationship exist between two or more variables.
Russian psychologist whose experiments on learning led to the principles of classical conditioning
is a physician who specializes in psychiatry, the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
is a region of space in which the presence of a stimulus will alter the firing of that neuron.
a German-American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst known for his theory on psychological development of human beings.
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).
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.
an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.
process of converting outside stimuli into neural activity
is the name given the collection of nerve fibers located at the end of the spinal column.

1.1 The study of Children Crossword

1.1 The study of Children Crossword
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Period of great growth and change between childhood and adulthood
The study of how children grow and change physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially and morally
Development process that refers to the ability to experience, express, and control emotions
A person's surroundings and everything in them, including both human and non-human factors
Austrian psychiatrist whose theory states that a person's early emotional experiences affect adult life profoundly
The sum of all the qualities a person inherits from his or her parents at birth
A series of stages a person passes through during his or her lifetime
Period of childhood from birth up to one year
A developmental process that referss to the growth of the brain and tbe use of mental skills
Italian educator whose theory states children learn best through their sences pursuing their own intrests at their own rate
A school providing children freedom within limits aby a rather structured approach, and a fixed method in which materials are presented
Developmental process that refers to the ability to know right from wrong
An act of recognizing and recording behavior
A developmental process that refers to the physical growth of a person's body
The first to study children in a scientific way; he said that children go through four stages of thinking and should be given learning tasks suitable for each stage
Period of childhood from three to five years of age
A child old enough to attend school. Ages 5-12
A developmental process that refers to the way people relate to others around them
A scientifically acceptable followed as the basis of action
Period of childhood from one to three years of age