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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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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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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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States of Consciousness Crossword!

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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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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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Basic Brain Structure and Function Crossword

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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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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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Intro to Psychology Crossword

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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

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Psychology Chapter 4-Consciousness Crossword

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Internal cycle of biological activity Biological rhythm
Sleep disorder with episodes during which breathing stops during sleep sleep apnea
Result of insufficient sleep on a chronic basis Sleep Debt
Sleep deprived individuals will experience longer sleep latencies during subsequent opportunities for sleep Sleep Rebound
Drug that tends to increase overall levels of neural activity, includes caffeine, nicotine, amphetamines and cocaine stimulant
Infant with no apparent medical condition suddenly dies during sleep SIDS
Characterized by high levels of sensory awareness, thought and behavior wakefulness
Variety of negative symptoms experienced when drug use is discontinued withdrawal
State marked by relatively low levels of physical activity and reduced sensory awareness that is distinct from periods of rest that occur durin wakefulness Sleep
Sleep disorder in which the sufferer cannot resist falling to sleep at inopportune times narcolepsy
Clearing the mindin order to achieve a state of relaxed awareness and focus meditation
People become aware that they are dreaming and can control the dream's content lucid dream
Consistent difficulty in falling or staying asleep for at least three nights a week over a month's time insomnia
Tendency to maintain a balance, or optimal level, within a biological system homeostasis
Drug that tends to suppres central nervous system activity depressant
Awareness of internal and external stimuli consciousness
Biological rhythm that occurs over approximately 24 hours circadian rhythm
Hormone secreted by the endocrine gland that serves as an important regulator of the sleep-wake cycle melatonin

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Career Crossword

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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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Memory Crossword

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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

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