Definition of Robert Mearns Yerkes
1. Noun. United States psychologist who studied the intelligence of primates (1876-1956).
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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 ..."