Y-AXIS

noun. the vertical axis on a graph.

YOUTH COUNSELING

counseling which supplies guidance, data, and advisement to youths, generally in early childhood up to the teenage years. Youth counseling might concentrate on any...

Y CHROMOSOME

the sex chromosome which is accountable for ascertaining maleness in human beings and other mammals. The body cells of normal males have one and...

YOKED-CONTROL GROUP

research subjects in a control group who are subject to some of the same encounters as subjects in the experimental group, but not inclusive...

YOUNG-HELMHOLTZ THEORY OF COLOR VISION

a theory to describe color vision with regard to elements or procedures sensitive to three various portions of the spectrum correlating to the colors...

YIN AND YANG

with regard to Chinese philosophy, the two converse, but complementary aspects of the basic standards overseeing the world. Initially, the words referenced the shady...

YOKED CONTROL

an experimental process modeled to guarantee that stimulant displays happening within the same pattern with regard to time or actions.

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...

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 .

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