Yale Laboratories of Comparative Psychobiology by Yerkes, Robert Mearns

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Statementby Robert M. Yerkes.
SeriesComparative psychology monographs., v.8, serial no. 38
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LC ClassificationsQL785 .Y4
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Pagination33 p.
Number of Pages33
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Open LibraryOL6274103M
LC Control Number32012424
OCLC/WorldCa830531

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