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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

YULE'S Q

a gauge of correlation for two dichotomous variants.

YATES CORRECTION

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

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