YERKES-DODSON LAW

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

YERKES-DODSON LAW: "The Yerkes-Dodson law uses a U-curve to explain the relationship between motivation and performance. "
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "YERKES-DODSON LAW," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/yerkes-dodson-law/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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