Spatial memory and dementia of the Alzheimer"s type
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Spatial memory and dementia of the Alzheimer"s type by Kristopher James Kyro

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Memory -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Alzheimer"s disease.

Book details:

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Statementby Kristopher James Kyro.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 37 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16587050M

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