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a neural center located in the limbic system, helps process explicit memories for storage. hippocampus
deep brain structure involved in motor movement; facilitates formation of our procedural memories for skills. basal ganglia
two limbic systems clusters that process emotion amygdala
a clear memory of emotionally significant moment or event. flashbulb memories
increased activity in neural pathways, neural connections are forming and strengthening. synaptic changes
retrieving info that is not currently in conscious awareness and was learned in earlier time recall
identifying something that was previously learned recognition
something learned more quickly when you learn it for the second time relearning
memories are held in storage until needed and are accessed by retrieval cues
the tendency to recall best the last and first items in the list serial position effect
putting oneself back into the context where something was first experienced can create memory retrieval context dependent memory

Biological Bases of Behavior Crossword

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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 Vocab Crossword

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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

MEMORY Crossword

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Opposite of proactive interference retroactive
person must retrieve information learned earlier, like a fill in the blank test recall
center located in limbic system, helps process explicit memories for storage hippocampus
information that has been acquired, stored, and retrieved. memory
measure of memory that assess the amount of time saved when learning material again relearning
Disruptive effect of prior learning on recall of new info proactiveinterference
Clearmemory of an emotionally significant moment or event flashbulbmemory
Tendency to recall experiences that are consistent with ones mood moodcongruentmemory
Inability to form new memories anterograde
Enocoding semantically based on meaning of words deepprocessing
basic defense mechanism that banishes from consciousness anxiety thoughts, memories and feelings repression
Enhanced memory after retrieving rather than rereading info testingeffect
sense that "you've experienced before" dejavu
organizes items into familiar units, helps recall things easier chunking
person identifies items previously learned, as on a multiple choice test recognition
permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system longtermmemory
Incorporating misleading info into ones memory of an event misinformationeffect
memory that holds a few items briefly shorttermemory
activation, often unconsciously of associations in memory priming
Memory aids, techniques that use vivid imagery and organizational devices mnemonics

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

AP Psychology Unit 7! Crossword

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persistence of learning over time memory
process of getting information out of memory storage retrieval
memory-immediate, very brief recording sensory
memory-holds a few items briefly shortterm
memory-relatively permanent and limitless storehouse longterm
momentary sensory memory of visual iconic
momentary sensory memory of auditory echoic
tendency for distributed study or practice to yield better long-term retention spacingeffect
enhanced memory after actually retrieving testingeffect
clear memory of emotionally significant moment flashbulb
impairment of language (often damage to Broca's or Wernicke's) aphasia
controls speech Brocasarea
controls language comprehension and expression wernickesarea
smallest distinctive sound unit phoneme
smallest unit in language that carries meaning morpheme
inability to form new memories (______ amnesia) anterograde
inability to get information from past (_______ amnesia) retrograde

Unit 3, Module 11 Crossword

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Amplified recording of waves of electrical activity sweeping across the brain's surface Electroencephalogram
Examines brain through X-ray photos that reveal brain damage CT Scan
Visual display of brains activity and detects radioactive form of glucose while brain performs given task PET Scan
Uses magnetic and radio waves to produce computer generated images of soft tissue MRI
Reveals blood flow and brain activity by comparing successive MRI and shows brain function and structure. fmri
Base of brainstem that controls heartbeat and breathing Medulla
Help coordinate movement Pons
Brain sensory control center located at top of brainstem Thalamus
Nerve network travels through brainstem and thalamus and controls arousal Reticular Formation
Process' sensory input, coordinating movement output, balance, nonverbal learning and memory Cerebellum
Neural system concerning emotions and drive Limbic system
Process conscious memories Hippocampus
Located in limbic system and control emotion Amygdala
Directs maintenance activities, helps govern endocrine system Hypothalamus

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

Memory Psychology Crossword

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Process by which we recall experiences, information, and skills. memory
Encoding of meaning. semantic encoding
The translation of information into a form for future use. encoding
Stores memories and makes them available for future use. storage
Locates stored information and returns it to conscious thought. retrieval
Repeated repetition of information to help the learning process. rehearsal
Sometimes called working memory -- when information is stored for 10-12 seconds. Short term memory
Memory stored more than briefly and encoded through rehearsal. long term memory
Organization of items into familiar or manageable units. chunking
A sentence or acronym that helps us to memorize a string of words. mnemonic devices
Retrieval in which you must search for information that you previously stored. recall
Retrieval in which you must identify items you learned earlier. recognition
interference in which a more recent memory disrupts the recall of an older memory. retroactive
The process of moving anxiety-producing memories to the unconscious mind. repression

Cognition Crossword

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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

cognitive learning and memory Crossword

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Description

learning that can happen without reinforcement is called what? Latent learning
tendency to fail to escape from a situation because of history of repeated failures learned helplessness
learning can take place without actual performance is called learning
learning new behavior through watching observation learning
active system that recieves info from senses memory
set of mental opeations people perfrom on sensory info to convert into a usuable form encoding
holding information for a period of time storage
retrieving information from storage retrieval
stacking information in sets to help remember it is called chunking
memories for trivial skills such as tying shoes, and riding a bike is called procedural learning
knowledge learned in school or by reading is called semantic learning
memorys that are representent of a persons life are called episodic memory
one of two retrieval methods (memories retrieved with few or no external cues) recall
looking at or hearing information to bring forth a memory( second retrieval method) recognition