YANTRA

noun. a visual pattern that attention is centered upon in concentrative meditation.

YOUTH CULTURE

1. a culture which puts a great value on youth, physical wellbeing and beauty, and the morals, tastes, and practices of young people. This...

YATES CORRECTION

an alteration for continuity utilized in calculating chi-square in effort to enhance the correctness of the examination.

YULE'S Q

a gauge of correlation for two dichotomous variants.

YAWNING

the act of pulling in a volume of air via the mouth which is much bigger than that inspired in typical respiration, serving to...

Y-AXIS

noun. the vertical axis on a graph.

YERKES, ROBERT MEARNS

American psychobiologist. Earning his doctorate at Harvard University in 1902 under the instruction of Hugo Monsterberg, Yerkes stayed there as a professor till World...

YERKES-DODSON LAW

a law postulating that the association between drive and action can be signified by an inverted U-curve .

YERKISH

noun. a language composed of geometric shapes which has been taught to non-human primates in analyses of language learning and usage. There has been...

YES-NO JUDGMENT TASK

with regard to psychophysics, a signal detection job wherein involved parties undergo a sequence of trials wherein they must judge the existence or...

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