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...

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 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...

YERKES-DODSON LAW

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

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...

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...

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...

YANTRA

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

YOKED-CONTROL GROUP

research subjects in a control group who are subject to some of the same encounters as subjects in the experimental group, but not inclusive...

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...

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