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...

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...

YATES CORRECTION

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

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...

Y-LINKED INHERITANCE

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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