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The case for mental imagery

Stephen Michael Kosslyn

The case for mental imagery

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementStephen M. Kosslyn, William L. Thompson, and Giorgio Ganis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22725829M
ISBN 100195179080


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