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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English


  • Intelligence tests.,
  • Intellect.

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Edition Notes

SeriesMeasurement and adjustment series
LC ClassificationsBF431 .P44 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5697051M
ISBN 100837128366
LC Control Number70098868

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