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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

Child Development Unit 1 Vocabulary Crossword

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the 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 child development
a development process that refers to the ability to experience, express, and control emotions emotional development
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 Sigmund Freud
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. They are: Infancy, Toddler, Preschool, School Age, and Adolescent individual life cycle
period of childhood from birth up to one year infancy
a developmental process that refers to the growth of the brain and the use of mental skills intellectual development
Italian educator whose theory states children learn best through their senses pursuing their own interests at their own rate Maria Montessori
a school providing children freedom within limits by a rather structured approach, and a fixed method in which materials are presented Montessori school
developmental process that refers to the ability to know right from wrong moral development
an act of recognizing and recording behavior observation
a developmental process that refers to the physical growth of a person's body. This growth affects height, weight, and internal body systems. physical development
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 Jean Piaget
period of childhood from three to five years of age preschooler
a child old enough to attend school. Ages 5-12 school age
a developmental process that refers to the way people relate to others around them social development
a scientifically acceptable principle followed as the basis of action theory
period of childhood from one to three years of age toddler

Child Development Crossword

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their first facial expression smile
a skill to be social communicate
begins to move around crawl
your child will begin to develop this milestones
from early childhood until adolescence human growth
the stage that deals with how your body operates, moves, and develops physical
the stage that deals with feelings emotional
the stage that involves how the brain works development, the act of changing either intellectually, emotionally, socially, or physically intellectual
the stage that deals with how you interact with others social
a child between the ages of 0 and 12 months infant
a child between the ages of 2 and 3 toddler
a child's development of how they think and understand the world around them cognitive
the child's ability to communicate and express their feelings language development
a child's main way of learning play
helps you and your child learn a little more about each other relationship
the child's ability to see near and far, and to understand what you see vision
recently just born newborn
being taught and understanding the things around them learning
larger movements when baby use their body to move around gross motor skills
an action that involves your baby using their muscles fine motor skills
the bond between a baby and a parent attachment
producing the sounds that form words speech
the words that a child would understand language
when the developmental milestones are not reached by the expected time period developmental delay
babies learn to feel secure, talk and, enjoy being with other people interaction
care for and protect the child while growing up nurture
the ability to hear, listen and interpret sounds hearing
the ability to learn and interact with others social behaviour
provide energy and nutrients for the child to grow and develop healthy eating
able to show affection love

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

Psychology chapter 1 Crossword

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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

Life Stages Crossword

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What does a child overcome socially in the infancy stage? Shyness
What main type of growth and development deals with the mind in each stage? Mental
What stage is 1-6 years old? EarlyChildhood
What stage is birth to 1 year? Infancy
What stage is 19-40 years old? YoungAdulthood
What stage is 12-18 years old? Adolescence
What stage is 6-12 years old? LateChildhood
What stage is 40-65 years old? MiddleAdulthood
What stage is 65 years and older? LateAdulthood
What disease is irreversible loss of memory? Alzheimer’s
What can make a person loose their self-esteem? Retirement
Refers to interactions and relationships with others? Social
Refers to body growth and includes height and weight changes, muscle and nerve development, and changes in body organs? Physical
Refers to feelings. Emotional
During the infancy stage, how much can the child’s weight increase when the stage is completed? Doubled
How many emotions can develop during 4-6 months of age? Five
What is the approximate amount of inches a child can grow during the Late Childhood stage? TwoInches
When do children like to shy away from a social group? Seven
When do children start making friends and being part of a group? Eight
What changes do adolescents relate to the development of the sexual organs and secondary sexual characteristics? Puberty
A psychological disorder in which a person alternately binges and then fasts, or reduces to eat at all. Bulimia
One of the leading causes of death that is a permanent solution for a temporary problem. Sucide
The use of substances such as alcohol or drugs and the development of a physical and/or mental dependence on these chemicals. ChemicalAbuse
A person induced vomiting or uses laxatives to get rid of food that has been eaten. Bulimarexia
A psychological disorder in which a person drastically reduces food intake or reduces to eat at all. AnorexiaNervosa
How old is person when the enter the Early Adulthood stage? Nineteen
Does socializing stop after 65 years of age? No
What is a common term for a 65 year old or older? Elderly
What does a person’s hair do when aging? Thin
What is another word for the 6-12 years of age stage? Preadolcence

Health Crossword

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The complete state of physical, mental and social wellbeing and not merely the absense of disease Health
a negative impact on health which can increase the chance ofill health risk factor
the ability of a person to relate to and interact effectively with others and participate within the community individually and cooperatively social health
a state of wellbeing in which a person feels positive about themselves and their life. Works productively and contributes to the community mental health
a way to demontrate the achievement of an outcome through speaking to an audience oral presentation
the devlopment that involves a life long continuous process neginning at conception and ending with death and is percieved as involving a series of orderly and predictable changes icluding physical, social, emotional and intellectual individual
area of study 2 youth issues
the person who makes the decision if you have a satisfactorily completed each unit teacher
Is the effective functioning of the body and its systems and a persons ability to perform tasks and develop physical fitness physical health
a positive impact on health which can reduce the chance of ill health protective factor
how long a person is expected to live from birth to death life expectancy
the number of new cases of an illness or condition within a population group incidence
biological, behavioural, social environment, physical environment determinants
emotional, intellectual, physical, social developmet

Unit 4 Child Development Theories Vocabulary Crossword

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Principle of development stating that development tends to proceed from the head downward. According to this principle, the child first gains control of the head, then the arms, then the legs. CephalocaudalPrinciple
Growth in the mental processes used to gain knowledge, such as thought, reasoning, and imagination. CognitiveDevelopment
The use of logic based on what has been experienced or seen. Concreteoperations
Change or growth in a human being. Development is usually measured in terms of physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth. Development
Improvement of the skills involving arms, legs, and whole body movements. Examples include running, jumping, throwing, and climbing. GrossmotorDevelopment
The ability to coordinate the small muscles in the arms, fingers, and wrists to complete tasks such as grasping, holding, cutting, drawing, and writing. FinemotorDevelopment
Sequence of biological changes in a child giving the child new abilities. Maturation
Theory developed by Howard Gardner that emphasizes different kinds intelligences used by the human brain. Each intelligence functions separately, but all are closely linked. According to Gardner, a potential intelligence will not develop unless it is nurtured. MultipleIntelligences
Specialized nerve cells. Neurons
Physical body changes in a growing individual, such as changes in bone thickness, size, weight, vision, and coordination. PhysicalDevelopment
Period between ages two and seven during which children learn to classify groups and use symbols and internal images. PreoperationalStage
Mental representations or concepts. Schemata
Connection between nerve cells that pass messages in the brain. Synapses
A principle to idea that is proposed, researched, and generally accepted as an explanation. Theory

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

Developmental Psychology Crossword

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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

The Scientific Method Crossword

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To group information into categories Classify
The variable that depends on other factors, also the variable that will be measured and affected during the experiment Dependent Variable
To examine carefully and in detail to identify Analyze
To observe carefully and in detail Examine
To make a conclusion based on reasoning and observations Infer
The action or process of examining something carefully in order to Observation
To name or recognize something based on its properties Identify
A standard to compare with the results in an experiment Control
The variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable Independent Variable
A statement predicting the result of a controlled scientific experiment Hypothesis
The process used by scientists to solve problems Scientific Method
To determine the extent, quantity or dimensions Measure
The methodological studying of the natural world through experimentation and verification of facts Science
Evidence gathered through observations (especially during experiments) Data
The outcome or conclusion of an experiment after a period of time Result
Visual aids used by scientists to communicate results of an experiment Graphs
The collecting of information on a particular subject Research
A feature of the experiment that does not change Constant
To form an idea as a result of the analysis of the data Formulate
A detailed series of steps to follow to perform an experiment Procedure
To write down in permanent form for later reference Record
To cause favoritism or influence to experimental results Bias
To repeat a research study, usually with different participants and in different situations, to confirm the results of the original study Replicate
A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis or demonstrate a known fact Experiment
What a scientist writes summarizing the results of an experiment Conclusion
To record observations, research and other information related to the experiment Journal
To notice similarities or differences Compare
Indicate in advance on the basis of observation, experience or scientific reason Predict
The first step in the scientific method is to define or identify the ________. Problems
Part of the experiment capable to change Variable