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AP Psychology "Potpourri" - Crossword B

Teacher: Willems
Across
The smallest units of MEANING in language. (i.e., words such as the prefix "un" and the suffix "able" creates the word "unbreakable").
Considered "paradoxical sleep," this stage of sleep gets its nickname because the brain is active while the body is paralyzed.
Psychologist, Julian Rotter argued that a person's sense of personal power is key in shaping both personality and the manner of approaching a problem.
The hemisphere that harbors positive emotions.
This type of therapy strives to identify and change maladaptive interactions.
The Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) and the Rorschach Ink Blot Test are considered this type of personality test.
This memory technique is helpful for remembering names of people, locations, grocery lists, etc.
In contrast to systematic desensitization and it's use of CC to reduce anxiety, this type of therapy uses principles of CC to create anxiety (i.e., a nausea-producing drug called Antabuse is often paired with alcohol to create an aversion to drinking).
This type of behavior is linked to either a positive/negative reinforcement or punishment.
This type of therapy focuses on many people who meet and work toward therapeutic goals.
As an airplane approaches landing it creates larger and larger images on your retina when you watch this happening from the ground. Despite the images are "growing larger," your brain uses this perceptual cue which suggests you are only moving closer to the object.
Reversing into an earlier stage of development; behavior is usually rejects the an established appropriate behavior. (i.e., Tantrums at age 22).
Proponents of this theory of sleep argue that sleep rejuvenates the mind and body.
Part of good test construction, the extent to which a test assesses what it is meant to assess.
Sleep stages 1-4 (although stage 4 is being phased out) are considered this type of sleep.
A condition that occurs when the body does not become paralyzed; therefore a sleeper may act out his/her dreams by kicking, screaming, etc.
Down
Located just above the spinal cord and below the forebrain, this area integrates auditory and visual sensory information and muscle movements. Includes the motor strip and sensory strip.
This theory of emotion suggests that there must be an establishment of cognitive appraisal or a cognitive label.
The period in which a neuron is prevented from firing.
More common in children than adults, due to the immaturity of the nervous system. Usually seen in Stage-3 Sleep.
The "A" in McCrae and Costa's Five Factor Model of Personality.
The area of grammar that deals with linking words to the objects and ideas they represent.
Biological rhythm of the sleep-wake cycle; latin for "about a day" or 24 hours.
The tendency to explain our own behavior as being related to situational influences but explain the behavior of others as being related to internal personal characteristics. (i.e., it's ok if I do X behavior but I will criticize your disposition if you behave in a certain way).
One of the areas of the brain that includes the medulla, the pons, and the cerebellum; considered the oldest part of the brain.
Uses X-rays to create a static picture of the brain; reveal effects of strokes, tumors, or other brain disorders.
The smallest unit of sound (i.e., Phone begins with 'P' and the phone requires units of sounds to communicate).
The hemisphere that harbors negative emotions.