Physiological basis of psychology by John C Armington

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Published by W. C. Brown in Dubuque, Iowa .

Written in English

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  • Psychophysiology

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Supplemental reading: p. 42

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SeriesIntroduction to general psychology: a self-selection textbook -- [no. 14], Introduction to general psychology : a self-selection textbook -- no. 14
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Pagination43 p.
Number of Pages43
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