Type
Crossword
Description

To try and consciously recall specific things EXPLICITMEMORY
Process of stabilizing a memory trace after the first acquisition CONSOLIDATION
Name of Kim's dog PEARL
First step to creating a memory ENCODING
Scratch pad for temporary recall of information which is being processed at any point SHORTTERM
Neural circuits SYNAPSES
Ability to encode, store, retain and recall information MEMORY
Name of person whose lesson plan we are modeling MADELINEHUNTER
Learning things without thinking about them IMPLICITMEMORY
Name of game we played at start of class SIMON
Re-accessing of events or information from the past RECALL
Area of brain that acts as a temporary transit point for long term memories HIPPOCAMPUS
Storage over and extended period of time LONGTERM
Type of grade we would like to have STRAIGHTA
Passive process of retaining information in the brain STORAGE
Female Democrat nominee HILLARYCLINTON
Male Republican nominee DONALDTRUMP
Name of the first video we watched MEMORYSQUEEZE
A health fat to improve brain health OMEGATHREE
Stimulates nerve cells to multiply which strengthens brain health EXERCISE

Unit 7 Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information Memory
The processing of information into memory system Encoding
The retention of encoded information over time Storage
The process of getting information out of memory storage retireval
Activated memory that holds a few times briefly before information is stored or forgotten short term memory
encoding that requires attention and conscious effort effortful processing
Tendency to recall best the last and first items in a list serial position effect
Mental pictures imagery
organizing items into familiar, manageable units: usually occurs automatically chunking
clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event flashbulb memory
loss of memory amnesia
neural center that is located in the lymbric system; helps proccess explicit memories hippocampus

Biological Bases of Behavior Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A neural center located in the limbic system; helps process for storage memories of facts and events. Hippocampus
Small structure helps keep the body's internal environent in a steady state. Controls the pituitary gland. Hypothalamus
Neural system located below the cerebral hemispheres; associated with emotions and drives. The Limbic System
Two lima bean sized neural clusters; linked to emtion Amygdala
The little brain at the rear of the brainstem; functions include processing sensory input, coordinating movement output and balance, and enabling nonverbal learning and memory. Cerebellum
A nerve network that travels through the brainstem into the thalamus and palys a role in controlling arousal. Reticular Formation
The brain's sensory control center located on the top of the brainstem; directs messages to the sensory receiving areas in the cortex and transmits replies to the cerebellum and medulla Thalamus
The oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning where the spinal cord swells as it enters the skull. Brainstem
Base of the brainstem; controls heatbeat is responsible for automatic survival Medulla
Amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity sweeping across the brain's surface. EEG
Brian imaging technique that measures magnetic field's from the brain's natural electrical activity. MEG
A visual display of brain activity that detects radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task. PET
Tissue destruction. Naturally of experimentally cause destruction of brain tissue Lesion

UNIT 7 VER A Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Classical conditioning involves a learned association between two __. stimuli
Automatically blinking to an air puff is to _______ conditioning as raising your hand to answer a question is to operant conditioning classical
It's easier to train a pigeon to peck a disk for a food reward than to flap its wings for a food reward. This illustrates the importance of ________ predispositions in learning. biological
The best evidence that animals develop cognitive maps comes from studies of ___ learning latent
an internal ______of control enabling good grades locus
the view that memory emerges from interconnected neural networks connectionism
Some information in our fleeting ________ memory is encoded into short-term memory. sensory
To recognize the active information processing that occurs in short-term memory, researchers have characterized it as ________ memory. working
Automatic processing and effortful processing involve two types of ___. encoding
You are most likely to automatically encode information about the __ of your day's events sequence
Explicit memory is to long-term memory as iconic memory is to sensory memory. iconic
Ebbinghaus' retention curve best illustrates the value of __ rehersal
Visually associating five items needed from the grocery store with mental images of a bun, a shoe, a tree, a door, and a hive best illustrates the use of ___ position effect. serial
the organization of information into meaningful units refers to ____ chunking
Semantic encoding refers to the processing of meanings
people effectively remember seeing a specific word after they decide whether that word fits into an incomplete sentence. This research highlighted the effectiveness of ___ encoding semantic
___ is to implicit memory as hippocampus is to explicit memory cerebellum
Because the hippocampus is one of the last brain structures to mature, it might explain __ abnesia infantile
Exceptionally clear memories of emotionally significant events are called __ memories flashbulb
The increase in synaptic firing potential that contributes to memory formation is known as long term ___ potentiation
Fill-in-the-blank test questions measure recall; matching concepts with their definitions measures ________. recognition
The tendency to immediately recall the first and last items in a list better than the ______ items is known as the serial position effect middle
Words, events, places, and emotions that trigger our memory of the past are called __ clues retrieval
Hearing the word “rabbit” may lead people to spell the spoken word “hair” as “h-a-r-e.” This best illustrates the outcome of a process known as priming
Information learned while a person is ________ is best recalled when that person is drunk. drunk

Ap PSychology Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

diminishing effect of a drug, larger and larger doses needed tolerance
decreased response to a stimulus habituation
mental image of the environment cognitive map
founder of observational learning Bandura
retention of encoded information storage
memory aids of memory techniques mnemonics
"ah-ha" moment, a sudden realization insight
tendency to approach problems in a particular way that is familiar mental set
a mental grouping of similar things concept
inability to see from fresh perspective fixation
smallest language unit of sound phonemes
adaptive, triggered by amygdala fear
sense of being male or female gender identity
anxiety causing memories to be unconsciously forgotten repression
hyper activity, euphoric state mania
destroying or removing brain tissues psychosurgery
understood or expected rules of behavior norms
the middle score median
level required to trigger neural impulses threshold
records electrical activity of the brain, neural impulse EEG
control center for the brain thalamus
famous case study of frontal lobe damage Gage
logical side of the brain left hemisphere
complex molecule containing genetic info DNA
principle to notice a differnce in the stimuli Webers Law
lets light into the eye pupil
where transduction occurs in ear cochlea
sending or perceiving another persons thoughts telepathy
occurs in stage 4 sleep scary dreams night terrors
ability to learn from experience and adapt to new situations intelligence
Weshler Adult Intelligence Scale WAIS
generalized or broaded belief about a group of people stereotype
accuracy validity
constant results reliability
the loss of memory amnesia

Cognition Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a system that encodes, stores, and retrieves information memory
encoding of meaning semantic
encoding of sound acoustic
encoding of picture images visual
unconscious encoding of incidental information automatic
requires attention and conscious effort effortful
conscious repetition of information to maintain it in consciousness rehearsal
the retention of encoding material over time storage
another word for working memory short term
shortest of our memories and generally holds sights, sounds, smells, and textures for a fraction of a second sensory
capacity of short term memory seven
mental pictures imagery
another word for declarative memory; knowing what explicit
another word for procedural memory; knowing how implicit
extremely vivid and clear memories (ie. 9/11) flashbulb
the locating and recovering of information from memory retrieval
information in the working memory is gradually changed over to long term memory consolidation
type of amnesia; the inability to remember information previously stored in memory retrograde
type of amnesia; the inability to form memories from new materials anterograde
search terms used to activate memory retrieval cues
a quick association that leads to recall of a memory priming
a retrieval method in which one must reproduce previously presented material recall
memories gradually fade in strength over time transcience
forgetting when a memory cannot be retrieved because of interference blocking
old blocks new proactive
new blocks old retroactive

Vocabulary Chapter 7 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the recovery of information stored in memory, the fourth stage in long- term memory Retrieval
The part of memory that holds information in its original sensory form for a brief period of time Sensory Memory
the part of memory that temporarily stores a limited amount of information before it is transferred to long term storage or forgotten Shortterm memory
The process of breaking down a list of items to be remembered into a smaller set of meaningful units chunking
the part of memory that has the capacity o store a vast amount of information long term memory
the tendency to have a better recall for items in a list according to their position in the list serial position effect
the type of memory made up of knowledge base on previous experience, such as skills implicit memory
The type of implicit memory for almost any behavior of physical skill we use. Procedural memory
A kind of implicit memory that arises when recall is improved by earlier exposure to the same or similar stimuli Priming
Knowledge that consists of the conscious recall of facts and events Explicit memory
The form of memory that recalls facts and general knowledge, such as what we learn in school Semantic memory
The form of memory that recalls the experiences or events we have had Episodic memory
The process by which the brain attends to, takes in, and integrates new information, the first stage in long term storage Encoding
the process of establishing, stabilizing, or solidifying memory Consolidation
Mental frameworks that develop from our experiences Schemas
The retention of memory over time, the third stage of long-term memory processing Storage

Cognition Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information memory
the processing of information into the memory system-for example, by extracting meaning encoding
the retention of encoded information over time storage
the process of getting information out of memory storage retrieval
the immediate, very brief recording of sensory information in the memory system sensory memory
activated memory that holds a few items briefly, such as the seven digits of a phone number while dialing, before the information is stored or forgotten short-term memory
the relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system. Includes knowledge, skills, and experiences long-term memory
a newer understanding of short-term memory that focuses on conscious, active processing of incoming auditory and visual-spatial information, and of information retrieved from long-term memory working memory
the processing of many aspects of a problem simultaneously; the brain's natural mode of information processing for many functions, including vision. Contrasts with the step-by-step (serial) processing of most computers and of conscious problem solving parallel processing
unconscious encoding of incidental information, such as space, time, and frequency, and of well-learned information, such as word meanings automatic processing
encoding that requires attention and conscious effort effortful processing
the conscious repetition of information, either to maintain it in consciousness or to encode it for storage rehearsal
the tendency for distributed study or practice to yield better long-term retention than is achieved through massed study or practice spacing effect
our tendency to recall best the last and first items in a list serial position effect
the encoding of picture images visual encoding
the encoding of sound, especially the sound of words acoustic encoding
the encoding of meaning, including the meaning of words semantic encoding
mental pictures; a powerful aid to effortful processing, especially when combined with semantic encoding imagery
memory aids, especially those techniques that use vivid imagery and organizational devices mnemonics
organizing items into familiar, manageable units; often occurs automatically chunking
a momentary sensory memory of visual stimuli; a photographic or picture-image memory lasting no more than a few tenths of a second iconic memory
a momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli; if attention is elsewhere, sounds and words can still be recalled within 3 or 4 seconds echoic memory
an increase in a synapse's firing potential after brief, rapid stimulation. Believed to be a neural basis for learning and memory long-term potentiation
a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event flashbulb memory
the loss of memory amnesia
retention independent of conscious recollection. (Also called nondeclarative or procedural memory.) implicit memory
memory of facts and experiences that one can consciously know and " declare." (Also called declarative memory.) explicit memory
a neural center that is located in the limbic system; helps process explicit memories for storage hippocampus
a measure of memory in which the person must retrieve information learned earlier, as on a fill-in-the-blank test recall
a measure of memory in which the person need only identify items previously learned, as on a multiple-choice test recognition
a measure of memory that assesses the amount of time saved when learning material for a second time relearning

Basic Brain Structure and Function Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The membrane that covers and protects the central nervous system, forms partitions, contains cerebral fluid, protects blood vessels and encloses the venus sinuses. Meninges
The _______________ nervous system serves to stimulate nervous system activity such as accelerating the heart rate, constricting blood vessels, raising the blood pressure, and facilitating a muscle contraction Sympathetic
The outermost layer of the cerebral hemispheres are composed of ________matter Gray
The neuroendocrine ________________ is associated with mood, appetite, vomiting, limbic system functions, pain and sleep. The drug Prozac mimics this Serotonin
In the architecture of the brain there area three basic units based on location. The that includes the upper spinal cord, brain stem and cerebellum is the ___________________ Hindbrain
The brain is divided into two ______________ Hemispheres
The parietal lobe is known as the primary ______________ area where impulses related to temperature, pain, touch, taste, smell are interpreted Sensory
The area of the brain responsible for receiving information from the ears is the ____________ lobe Temporal
Damage to the occipital lobes can cause _____________________ Blindness
Superior, Straight or Cavernous __________ Sinus
Sensory information received from the outside world is processed; controls voluntary movement & regulates conscious thought & mental activity in the ____________________ hemispheres Cerebral
In development of the brain, the ______________ is responsible for the evolution of intelligence Neocortex
The lobe of the brain involved in planning a schedule, imagining the future or reasoning during an argument is the __________lobe Frontal
The _____________ is the structure that receives sensory and limbic information and sends this information to the brain Thalamus
A neuroendocrine associated with concentration, socializing, food-seeking, sexual desire and motor neuron control and associated with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Lewy Body dementia Dopamine
Short term memories and converted to long-term memories in the ___________________ Hippocampus
The ______________ are chemical messengers in the nervous system Neurotransmitters
The _________side of the cerebrum specializes in language, calculation and sequential thought processes Left
The ____________ nervous system is part of the involuntary nervous system that serves to slow the heart rate, increase intestinal and glandular activity, relax the sphincter muscles and allow a muscle to rest Parasympathetic
The ___________ is the regions of the embryonic vertebrate neural tube that gives rise to posterior forebrain structures Diencephalon
The sixth cranial nerve, responsible for the control of lateral eye movement is the ___________ nerve Abducens
An excitatory neurotransmitter that governs muscle contractions and is associated with memory formation and diseases like Alzheimer’s is ______________________ Acetylcholine
The _____________ ___________ is a set of interconnected nuclei located throughout the brainstem and play a crucial role in maintaining behavioral arousal and consciousness (2 weeks) Reticular formation
Cranial nerve #1, responsible for smell is called the ______________ nerve Olfactory
The _____________ ______________ helps to refine movement so it isn’t clumsy or erratic (2 words) Cerebral Peduncle
Substance that reduces the weight of the brain, supplies nutrients, transports hormones and prevents head injury (3 word) Cerebral Spinal Fluid
The Eleventh cranial nerve which controls the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid and controls swallowing movement is the ____________ nerve Accessory
The _______________ functions to control autonomic, emotional, and sexual behavior (regulates visceral motor activity) Amygdala

Listening Skills Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Questions that help determine who, what, why and how OpenEndedQuestion
The ability to gain, store, retain, and recall information in the brain for a later application Memory
Means the same thing as assigning meeting Comprehending
Sending back verbal and non-verbal messages to message originator Responding
First phase of the listening process Hearing
The difference between two rates can be referred to as LagTime
A listener focuses attention on specific sound or message being received Attending
An active learning process Listen
What are the four characteristics of a good listener ClosedEndedQuestions
24 hour physiological cycle Circadianrhythm
The difference between two rates can be referred to as ListeningGap

Memory & Personality Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

Memory
Encoding
Storage
Retrieval
Parallel Processing
Sensory Memory
Short -Term Memory
Long -Term Memory
Working Memory
Explicit Memory
Effortful Memory
Automatic Memory
Implicit Memory
Iconic Memory
Echoic Memor
Chuncking
Mnemonics
Spacing Effect
Testing Effect
Shallow Processing
Deep Processing
Hippocampus
Flashbulb Memory
Long- Term Potentiation
Recall
Recognition
Relearning
Priming
Mood- Congruent Memory
Serial Positioning Effect
Anterograde Amnesia
Retrograde Amnesia
Proactive Interference
Retroactive Interference
Repression
Misinformation Effect
Source Amnesia
Deja vu
Cognition
Concept
Prototypes
Creativity
Convergent Thinking
Divergent Thinking
Algorithm
Heuristic
Insight
Confirmation Bias
Mental Set
Intuition
Representativeness Heuristic
Availability Heuristic
Overconfidence
Belief Perseverance
Framing
Language
Phoneme
Morpheme
Grammar
Babbling Stage
One-Word Stage
Two-Word Stage
Telegraphic Speech
Aphasia
Broca’s Area
Wernicke’s Area
Linguistic Determination
Wolfgag Kohler
Karl Lashley
Elizabeth Loftus
Hermann Ebbinghaus
Personality
Free Association
Psychoanalysis
Unconscious
Id
Ego
Superego
Psychosexual Stages
Oedipus Complex
Identification
Fixation
Defense Mechanism
Repression
Psychodynamic Theories
Collective Unconscious
Projective Test
Thematic Apperception Test
Rorschach Inkblot Test
False Consensus Effect
Terror- Management Theory
Humanistic Theories
Self- Actualization
Unconditional Positive Regard
Self- Concept
Trait
Personality Inventory
Empirically Derived Test
Social- Cognitive Perspective
Behavioral Approach
Reciprocal Determinism
Positive Psychology
Self
Spotlight Effect
Self- Esteem
Self- Efficacy
Self- Serving Bias
Narcissism
Individualism
Collectivism
Sigmund Freud
Carl Jung
Alfred Adler
Karen Horney
Godon Allport
Hans Eysenxk
William Sheldon
Julian Rotter
Carl Rogers