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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 Terms Crossword

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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

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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

What is Psychology? Crossword

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

AP Psychology Unit 1 Crossword

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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

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

Chapter 1 Crossword Puzzle

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Description

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

Intro to Psychology Crossword

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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 Chapter 1 Vocab Crossword

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

Psychology Crossword

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Description

Something Psychology
Something else Cognitive
A Psychology
J Hypothesis
K Theory
K Basic science
Urije Applied science
K Scientific method
Llk Structuralist
G Introspection
Jsh Functionalist
Vh Psychoanalyst
Gjg Behaviorist
Hjb Humanist
Bh Cognitivist
Ghh Psychobiologist
Fyevz Psychologist
Std Psychiatry
Bcgdd Clinical paychologist

1.1 The study of Children Crossword

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Period of great growth and change between childhood and adulthood Adolescence
The study of how children grow and change physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially and morally ChildDevelopment
Development process that refers to the ability to experience, express, and control emotions Emotional
A person's surroundings and everything in them, including both human and non-human factors Environment
Austrian psychiatrist whose theory states that a person's early emotional experiences affect adult life profoundly SigmundFreud
The sum of all the qualities a person inherits from his or her parents at birth Heredity
A series of stages a person passes through during his or her lifetime IndividualLifeCycle
Period of childhood from birth up to one year Infancy
A developmental process that referss to the growth of the brain and tbe use of mental skills Intellectual
Italian educator whose theory states children learn best through their sences pursuing their own intrests at their own rate MariaMontessori
A school providing children freedom within limits aby a rather structured approach, and a fixed method in which materials are presented MontessoriSchool
Developmental process that refers to the ability to know right from wrong Moral
An act of recognizing and recording behavior Observation
A developmental process that refers to the physical growth of a person's body Physical
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 JeanPiaget
Period of childhood from three to five years of age Preschooler
A child old enough to attend school. Ages 5-12 Schoolage
A developmental process that refers to the way people relate to others around them Social
A scientifically acceptable followed as the basis of action Theory
Period of childhood from one to three years of age Toddler