Definition of Robert Mearns Yerkes

1. Noun. United States psychologist who studied the intelligence of primates (1876-1956).

Exact synonyms: Robert M. Yerkes, Yerkes
Generic synonyms: Psychologist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Robert Mearns Yerkes

Robert Hooke
Robert Hutchings Goddard
Robert I
Robert James Fischer
Robert Jemison Van de Graaff
Robert Joffrey
Robert King Merton
Robert Koch
Robert Lee Frost
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Lowell
Robert M. Yerkes
Robert MacGregor
Robert Maynard Hutchins
Robert Mearns Yerkes (current term)
Robert Merton
Robert Mills
Robert Mitchum
Robert Morris
Robert Motherwell
Robert Nesta Marley
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Orr
Robert Owen
Robert Peary
Robert Peel
Robert Penn Warren
Robert R. Livingston
Robert Ranke Graves

Literary usage of Robert Mearns Yerkes

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"The Formation of Habits in the Turtle ' by Robert Mearns Yerkes, describes a series of experiments showing how a turtle learned, or acquired, the shortest ..."

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