Robert Yerkes

Most Influential Person Across History

American psychologist

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According to Wikipedia, Robert Mearns Yerkes was an American psychologist, ethologist, eugenicist and primatologist best known for his work in intelligence testing and in the field of comparative psychology. Yerkes was a pioneer in the study both of human and primate intelligence and of the social behavior of gorillas and chimpanzeess. Along with John D. Dodson, Yerkes developed the Yerkes–Dodson law relating arousal to performance.

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