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 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...

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...

YANTRA

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

Y-AXIS

noun. the vertical axis on a graph.

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...

YATES CORRECTION

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

YERKES-DODSON LAW

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

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...

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...

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