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The biology of human action

by Vernon Reynolds

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Published by W. H. Freeman in Reading [Eng.], San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychobiology,
  • Human behavior,
  • Behavior,
  • Genetics, Behavioral,
  • Physiology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVernon Reynolds.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP360 .R47 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4876349M
    ISBN 100716704951, 0716704943
    LC Control Number76003459

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