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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers in Mahwah, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Learning -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Memory -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Second language acquisition -- Physiological aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-198) and indexes.

StatementJohn H. Schumann ... [et al.].
ContributionsSchumann, John H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP408
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22119794M
ISBN 100805847170

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