Mechanisms in transmission of signals for conscious behaviour
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Published by Elsevier Scientific Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English


  • Neurophysiology -- Congresses.,
  • Neural transmission -- Congresses.,
  • Consciousness -- Congresses.,
  • Neurophysiology -- Congresses.,
  • Consciousness -- Congresses.,
  • Behavior -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by T. Desiraju.
ContributionsDesiraju, T.
LC ClassificationsQP363 .M44 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 376 p. :
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5210221M
ISBN 100444413979
LC Control Number75037986

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