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Crossword Puzzles Chapter 1 : PSYCHOLOGY - Scientific study of behavior and mental process. VARIABLE - Something that can occur with different values. THEORY - An interrelated set of propositions about a particular phenomenon. HYPOTHESIS - A statement that can be tested. GESTALT - A German word meaning "form". FUNTIONALISM - Studying how the mind works so that an organism can adapt to its environment. STRUCTURALISM - Analysis of mental structures. CONTROL GROUP - Group in which the condition under study is absent. EXPERIMENTALGROUP - Group of subjects given the treatment whose effect is under investigation. PHYSIOLOGY - The study of the functions of the living organism and its parts. Chapter 2 : NEURON - A specialized cell that transmits neural impulses or messages.
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Unformatted text preview: AXON - That portion of a neuron that transmits impulses to other neurons. SYNAPSE - The close functional connection between the axon of one neuron and the cell body of another neuron. NERVE - A bundle of elongated axons belonging to hundreds or thousands of neurons. NUCLEUS - A collection of nerve cell bodies grouped in the brain or spinal cord. CEREBELLUM - Lobed structure attached to the rear of the brain that regulates muscle tone. MEDULLA - The lowest section of the brainstem. CEREBRALCORTEX - The surface layer of the cerebral hemispheres in higher animals. CHROMOSOMES - Structures found in the nucleus of each cell in the body. GENES - A segment of a deoxyribonucleic acid molecule....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PSY 113 taught by Professor Singh during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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