Robert M. Yerkes


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Noun1.Robert M. Yerkes - United States psychologist who studied the intelligence of primates (1876-1956)
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He discusses its founder, Robert M. Yerkes; directors Karl Spencer Lashley, Henry Nissen, Lelon Peacock, Arthur Riopelle, and Geoffrey Bourne; the research done during their tenure; and the lab's eventual move to Georgia.