The effects of aging and time distorted speech material on short-term memory performance
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The effects of aging and time distorted speech material on short-term memory performance by Antje Heinrich

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

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Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 2000.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche : negative. --
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Open LibraryOL20800965M
ISBN 100612541924

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