Consciousness, Learning & Memory Crossword

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Apr 19, 2017
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The graphic record of brain activity by an electroencephalograph EEG
Personal awareness of mental activities, internal sensations, and the external environment. Consciousness
The splitting of consciousness into two or more simultaneous streams of mental activity. Dissociation
___ Brain-wave pattern associated with relaxed wakefulness and drowsiness. Alpha
In Freud's psychoanalytic theory, the unconscious wishes, thoughts, and urges that are concealed in the manifest CONTENT of a dream. Latent
An unfolding sequence of thoughts, perceptions, and emotions that typically occurs during REM sleep and is experienced as a series of real-life events. Dream
A cycle or rhythm that is roughly 24 hours long; they cyclical daily functions in biological and psychological processes. Circadian
A cooperative social interaction in which the hypnotist's suggestions with changes in perception, memory, and behavior. Hypnosis
A category of sleep disorders involving disruptions in the amount, quality, or timing of sleep; includes insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, and narcolepsy. Dyssomnias
A hormone manufactured by the pineal gland that produces sleepiness. Melatonin
Along with Robert W. McCarley, studied the brain controls involved in sleep and dreaming. Hobson
Australian physician and founder of psychoanalysis; proposed that the dream images are disguised and symbolic expressions of unconsciousness wishes and urges. Freud
American psychologist described consciousness as a "stream" or "river". James
A drug that alters consciousness, perception, mood, and behavior. Psychoactive
Arousal or activation during sleep or sleep transitions; include sleepwalking, sleep terrors, sleep sex, sleep related eating disorder, and REM sleep behavior disorder. Parasomnias
Drug ____, Recurrent substances use that involves impaired control, disruption of social, occupational, and the development of craving, tolerance, and withdrawal symptoms. Abuse
Psychoactive drug that increases brain activity, arouse behavior, and increase mental alertness. Stimulants
He began search for the memory trace Lashley
Inability to recall information that was previously available. Forgetting
George___ identified the duration of visual sensory in 1960. Sperling
Conducted extensive research on microbiological foundaons of learning/memory Thomas
Idenfying correct informaon out of several choices Recognition
Encodes and transfers new explicit memories to long‐term memories Hippocampus
Hermann ______ began the scienfic study of forgeng Ebbinghaus
Brenda ____ helped establish neuropsychology as a field Milner
Backward‐acng amnesia; loss of episodic informaon Retrograde
Encodes emoonal aspects of memories Amygdala
A progressive disease that destroys the brains neurons; common cause of demena Alzheimer
Type of memory that stores brief info about the environment. lasts 1/2 to 3 seconds Sensory
The recall of specific images or details is an aribute of ______ memory. Flashbulb
Progressive deterioraon and impairment of memory, reasoning as a result of disease, injury of substance abuse Dementia
Theory that one memory can compete or replace another Interference
Movated forgeng that happens unconsciously Repression
Suzanne ____ invesgated the neural basis of memory. Corkin
Severe memory loss. Amnesia
Memories involving movement. Cerebellum
Organized cluster of informaon about a topic Schema
Retrieving information without retrieval cues. Recall
____ Response, an individual's psychological and physiological response to what is actually a fake treatment or drug Placebo
Russian physiologist who first described the basic learning process of associating stimuli Pavlov
American psychologist who founded behaviorism, emphasizing the study of outwardly observable bea\havior rather than subjective mental states Watson
American psychologist who first studied how active animal behaviors are influenced by their consequences; postulated the law of effect Thorndike
American psychologist who developed the operant conditioning model of learning Skinner
American psychologist who experimentally investigated observational learning, emphasizing the role of cognitive factors Bandura
a process that that produces a relatively enduring change in behavior or knowledge Learning
the process of learning associations between environmental events and behavioral responses Conditioning
the basic learning process that involves repeatedly pairing a neutral stimulus with a response-producing stimulus until the natural stimulus produces the same response Classical
School of psychology and theoretical viewpoint that emphasizes the study of observable behaviors, especially as they pertain to the process of learning Behaviorism
____ Aversion, a classically conditioned dislike for and avoidance of a particular food that developes when an organism becomes ill after eating the food Taste
Law of ____: Responses followed by a satisfying effect become strengthened and are more likely to recur in a particular situation, while responses followed by a dissatisfying effect are weakened and less likely to recur in a particular situation. Effect
an actively emitted or voluntary behavior that operates on the environment to produce a consequence Operant

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Ap PSychology Review Crossword

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May 17, 2016
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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

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Psychology chapter 1 Crossword

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Aug 25, 2016
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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

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Basic Brain Structure and Function Crossword

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Jan 6, 2017
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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

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20 alcohol terms Crossword

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Apr 26, 2016
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The process of learning to live an alcohol-free life. Recovery
Physically and mentally impaired by alcohol. Intoxication
An addictive drug found in tobacco. Nicotine
A dark thick, oily liquid that forms when tobacco burns. Tar
Ground tobacco that is chewed or inhaled through the nose. Smokeless tobacco
The conscious, active choice not to participate in high risk behaviors. Abstinence
A drug that is produced by a chemical reaction in fruits, vegetables, and grains. Alcohol
A progressive chronic disease involving a mental and physical need for alcohol. Alcoholism
A pattern of drinking that results in one or more behaviors. Alcohol abuse
A dangerous condition that results when a person drinks excessive amounts of alcohol over a short period of time. Alcohol poisoning
A physical or physiological need for a drug. Addiction
When a drug is taken repeatedly at high doses. Binge
Drugs that slow down the body’s functions and reactions. Depressants
Other ways of thinking or acting. Alternatives
The body’s ability to respond quickly. Reaction time
A measure of the amount of alcohol in someone's body. BAC
A condition which the body doesn't get its needed nutrition. Malnutrition
A disease scarring the liver. Cirrhosis
A condition where fat builds up in the liver. Fatty liver
A conscious or unconscious restraint of a person’s own behaviors or actions. Inhibition

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Career Crossword

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Nov 23, 2016
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an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress. Career
the imparting or exchanging of information by speaking, writing, or using some other medium. Communication
a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep Dream
series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep. "I had a recurrent dream about falling from great heights" Education
understandings and personal attributes that make individuals more likely to gain employment and to be successful in their chosen occupations". Employability
a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one. Enterprise
the action of exploring an unfamiliar area. Exploration
a break or hole in an object or between two objects. Gap
the object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim or desired result. Goals
economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories. Industry
the ability to assess and initiate things independently. Initiative
a paid position of regular employment. Job
an act of travelling from one place to another. Journey
knowledge acquired through study, experience, or being taught Learning
a job or profession. Occupation
the action of organizing something. Organisation
the process of making plans for something. Planning
the process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues. Problem solving
coming after, less important than, or resulting from someone or something else that is primary. Secondary
management of or by oneself; the taking of responsibility for one's own behaviour and well-being. Self managment
the ability to do something well; expertise. Skills

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States of Consciousness Crossword!

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Jan 6, 2017
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Awareness of ourselves and our environments Consciousness
A split in consciousness Dissociation
The biological clock CircadianRhythm
Relatively slow waves in a relaxed, awake state Alpha
Uncontrollable sleep attacks are a symptom of this sleep disorder Narcolepsy
According to Freud, the underlying meaning of a dream LatentContent
Drugs that reduce neural activity and slow body functions Depressants
Also called "psychedelic" drugs that distort perceptions and evoke sensory images Hallucinogens
Sleep spindles occur in this stage of sleep NREM2
A social interaction in which one person responds to another person’s suggestions that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts, or behaviors will spontaneously occur Hypnosis
The stage in which vivid dreams occur REM
You may hallucinate or experience hypnagogic sensations during this stage of sleep NREM1
This sleep disorder usually occurs in children and will not be remembered once you wake up NightTerrors
According to Freud, the remembered storyline of a dream ManifestContent
A chemical substance that alters perceptions and moods Psychoactive drug
Compulsive craving of drugs or certain behaviors despite known adverse consequences Addiction
Drugs that stimulate neural activity, causing speeded-up body functions and associated energy and mood changes Amphetamines
The major active ingredient in marijuana THC
Drugs that depress central nervous system activity, reducing anxiety but impairing memory and judgement Barbiturates
PSYCHOLOGY:) PSYCHOLOGY

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Psychology Terms Crossword

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Feb 24, 2017
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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

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Major parts of the brain Crossword

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Nov 28, 2016
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The cerebrum is the largest part of the brain in mammals. It is composed of the frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal lobes. cerebrum
This lobe lies between the occipital bone and the parieto-occipital sulcus. It functions to receive and interpret visual signals. Occipital lobe
These are the shallow groves in the surface of the cerebrum. Sulci
This lobe lies between the temporal bone and the lateral sulcus. It functions in memory, vison, learning, hearing, and emotional behavior. temporal lobe
These structures lie between the frontal bones and the central sulcus, and above the eye orbits. They have motor functions, but also deal with aggression, mood, foresight, motivation, and social judgements. frontal lobes
The spinal or nerve cord is located in the vertebral foramen. It begins at the foramen magnum and ends at the conus medullaris in the lumbar region. It conducts sensory impulses to the brain and motor impulses from the brain to the body spinal cord
These structures lie between the parietal bones and the central sulcus. They function in integration of sensory information with the exception of vision, hearing, and smell. parietal lobes
These are the thick folds in the surface of the cerebrum. gyri
The second largest part of the brain in mammals and the largest part of the brain in birds. The cerebellum is involved in the regulation of posture and balance, fine motor control of skeletal muscles, and repetitive movements. cerebellum
This fissure is a deep groove separating the cerebrum into right and left halves. Longitudinal fissure
An endocrine gland directly attached to the hypothalamus. It is divided into anterior and posterior portions. Anterior pituitary produce hormones which regulate other endocrine glands, and directly affects target cells. Posterior pituitary functions to store and release hormones produced by the hypothalamus. pituitary gland
The longitudinal fissure divides the cerebrum into right and left cerebral hemispheres. Cerebral hemisphere
The region that regulates the day/night cycle. Secretes the hormone motion melatonin, which effects sleepiness. pineal body
The structure that is the major integration system between various organ systems and the nervous system. It coordinates activities of both the nervous and endocrine systems, and between voluntary and autonomic activities. It is attached directly to the pituitary gland. hypothalamus
The part of the brain that contains the nerve tracts and physically joins the two cerebral hemispheres. Corpus callosum
This structure functions to integrate all sensory information (with the exception of smell) from the body, and channels it into proper processing regions in the cerebrum. thalamus
A structure that processes olfactory information and contains centers for reflex movements involved in eating, such as chewing, licking, and swallowing. mammillary body
The medulla is at the base of the brain stem. It contains nerve centers for the regulation of heart rate, blood vessel diameter, respiration, swallowing, vomiting coughing, sneezing, and hiccoughing. Medulla oblongata
A region that is also called the “mesencephalon”. It is located above the pons and is the smallest part of the brain stem. The oculomotor, trochlear, and trigeminal cranial nerves originate in this area. midbrain
A structure that is located on the bottom-center of the brain where the two optic nerve cross. Optic chiasma
The pons is located just above the medulla, on the brain stem. It works with the medulla to control respiration and helps regulate sleep. It is the origin for the trigeminal, abducens, facial, and vestibulocochlear cranial nerves pons
These bulbs are located just below the frontal lobes. They function in the sense of smell. Olfactory bulbs

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Animal Behavior Crossword

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Feb 2, 2016
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An action or series of actions performed by an animal in response to a stimulus behavior
trial and error learning occurs under highly controlled conditions operantconditioning
selection in which a mate is chosen based on a certain trait or set of traits sexualselection
ensures the survival of young parentalcare
scientist who carried out a classical conditioning experiment training a dog to associate a ringing bell with food pavlov
a pattern behavior that occurs when an action always occurs the same way without being taught fixedaction
when scientist study behavior, they investigate two kinds of questions, how and ______ why
genetically programmed behavior innate
learning that can ONLY occur during a specific period early in life and cannot be changed once it occurs imprinting
there are 2 major influences on animal behavior, reproductive success and ________ survival
a female "evaluating" the male before she decides whether to mate is a behavior referred to as ________ matechoice
person noticing males often have extreme characteristics that they display during courtship darwin
reproduction often has a greater metabolic cost and greater investment from the _________ female
Can be a sound, posture, movement, color, scent, or facial expression signal
man who observed imprinting when he raised a group of newly hatched goslings lorenz
Type of behavior protecting a resource for exclusive use territorial
vocal communication is likely most developed in primates
learning by association conditioning
scientists who study how animals behave and the adaptive significance of behavior ethologist
American psychologist that demonstrated operant conditioning skinner
behavior performed by an animal to locate, obtain, and consume food foraging
ability to analyze a problem and think of a possible solution reasoning
development of behaviors through experience is called learning
trial and error learning that occurs under highly controlled conditions operantconditioning

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AP Psychology Unit 1 Crossword

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Apr 29, 2016
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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

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