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Learning and memory in old age

Donald H. Kausler

Learning and memory in old age

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Published by Academic Press in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Memory in old age.,
  • Learning, Psychology of, in old age

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    LC ClassificationsBF724.85.M45 K38 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination544 p. :
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21110572M


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