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Mental imagery. by Richardson, Alan

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London .
Written in English


  • Imagery (Psychology)

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Bibliography: p. 157-170.

LC ClassificationsBF367 .R49
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5273725M
ISBN 100710064209
LC Control Number75424945

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