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 (yûr′kēz), Robert Mearns 1876-1956.
American psychologist known for his work on primate behavior and for developing one of the first human intelligence tests.
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(ˈyɜr kiz)

1. Charles Tyson, 1837–1905, U.S. financier.
2. Robert Mearns, 1876–1956, U.S. psychologist and psychobiologist.
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Noun1.Yerkes - United States psychologist who studied the intelligence of primates (1876-1956)
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