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Behavior theories and the status of psychology

George Westby

Behavior theories and the status of psychology

an inaugural lectured delivered at University College Cardiff, 24th May 1963.

by George Westby

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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English


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Pagination32p. ;
Number of Pages32
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