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Published by Society for Neuroscience in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Neuropsychology -- Congresses.,
  • Animal behavior -- Congresses.,
  • Neurobiology -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementJames A. Ferrendelli, editor ; assistant editor, Gerry Gurvitch.
SeriesSociety for neuroscience symposia ;, v. 3
ContributionsFerrendelli, James A., 1936-, Gurvitch, Gerry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP360 .A86
The Physical Object
Pagination233 p. :
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4762438M
ISBN 100916110060
LC Control Number78109445

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