Y-LINKED INHERITANCE

a type of sex-connected inheritance wherein a recessive trait is genetically transposed through a sole gene on the y chromosome.

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...

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...

YANTRA

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

YERKES, ROBERT MEARNS (1876- 1956)

During his years as a graduate student at Harvard, Yerkes shifted from an early interest in medicine to research on the evolution of behavior...

YOKED CONTROL

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

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...

YERKES-DODSON LAW

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

YATES CORRECTION

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

YOHIMBINE

a stimulus alkaloid stemming from the bark of the African tree Pausinystalia yoliimbe and from Rauwolfia serpentina root. It serves as an antagonist at...

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