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AP Psych Crossword Puzzle

Posture, coordination, muscle tone, and memory of skills and habits
Hearing and language
(20 min) periodic appearance of sleep spindles
Influences movement, learning, attention, and emotion
Affects mood, hunger, sleep, and arousal
Helps control alertness and arousal
A region of the forebrain below the thalamus that coordinates both the autonomic nervous system and the activity of the pituitary, controlling body temperature, thirst, hunger, and other homeostatic systems, and involved in sleep and emotional activity
An amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity that sweep across the brain’s surface; these waves are measured by electrodes placed on the scan
A major inhibitory neurotransmitter
Enables muscle action, learning, and memory
Sense of smell, motor control, and higher mental abilities such as reasoning and planning
A technique that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to produce computer-generated images of soft tissue which shows brain anatomy
A visual display of brain activity that detects where a radioactive form of glucose goes while the brain performs a given task
(35 min) delta waves cont. difficult to wake up, sleepwalking and bedwetting
A major excitatory neurotransmitter; involved in memory
(90 min for 10 min) brain waves become as rapid and intense as when we're awake, heart rate/ breathing increases, sexual arousal, eye dart, detained dreams occur, but muscles are paralyzed
Sensation such as touch, temperature, and pressure
A region in the basal forebrain rostral to the preoptic area of the hypothalamus
The major endocrine gland. A pea-sized body attached to the base of the brain, the pituitary is important in controlling growth and development and the functioning of the other endocrine glands
A roughly almond-shaped mass of gray matter inside each cerebral hemisphere, involved with the experiencing of emotions
The elongated ridges on the floor of each lateral ventricle of the brain, thought to be the center of emotion, memory, and the autonomic nervous system
A technique for revealing bloodflow and, therefore, brain activity by comparing successive MRI Scans; shows brain function
Sleep onset (5 min), hallucinations; falling or floating sensation