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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Perception,
  • Senses and sensation

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMargaret W. Matlin.
ContributionsMatlin, Margaret W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF311 .M4263 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 546 p. :
Number of Pages546
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2388422M
ISBN 100205111254, 0205115942
LC Control Number87017562

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