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By John M. Findlay

Univ. of Durham, united kingdom. presents an intensive description of easy information of the visible and oculomotor platforms worthwhile for knowing energetic imaginative and prescient. supplies new views on visible realization and the way it has stepped forward within the components of examining, visible seek, and neuropsychology. for college students, psychologists, and researchers. Softcover, hardcover to be had.

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