Sex and the brain by Jo Durden-Smith

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Published by Arbor House in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Brain,
  • Sex differences

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJo Durden-Smith and Diane deSimone.
ContributionsdeSimone, Diane.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP376 .D87 1983, BF692 .D8
The Physical Object
Pagination298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3191980M
ISBN 100877954844
ISBN 109780877954842
LC Control Number83070492
OCLC/WorldCa9628554

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