Experiments in social psychology
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Experiments in social psychology by Paul G. Swingle

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Social psychology -- Experiments.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesSocial psychology.
StatementPaul G. Swingle.
SeriesSocial psychology
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21345974M

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