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Cognition and thought

Walter Ralph Reitman

Cognition and thought

an information-processing approach

by Walter Ralph Reitman

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

  • Information theory in psychology,
  • Cognition,
  • Thought and thinking,
  • Problem solving

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 291-302.

    Statement[by] Walter R. Reitman.
    LC ClassificationsBF320 .R44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17756541M

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