YULE'S Q

a gauge of correlation for two dichotomous variants.

YOUNGBERG V ROMEO

the original lawsuit which grew from the Pennhurst consent decree. With regard to this action, the United States Supreme Court posited that individuals with...

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...

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...

Y-LINKED INHERITANCE

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

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...

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...

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...

YOKED CONTROL

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

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