Working memory and thinking

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Published by Psychology Press in Hove, East Sussex, UK .

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  • Memory.,
  • Thought and thinking.

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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Statementedited by Robert H. Logie and Kenneth J. Gilhooly.
SeriesCurrent issues in thinking & reasoning,
ContributionsLogie, Robert H., Gilhooly, K. J.
LC ClassificationsBF371 .W675 1998
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Paginationix, 166 p. :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL441618M
ISBN 100863775144
LC Control Number98153248

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