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Reference Sources

Annual Review of Psychology. Stanford, CA: Annual Reviews, 1950-.

Blackwell Handbook of Sensation and Perception. (Ref 152.1 G578) Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.

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Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning. (Ref 153.42 H748) New York: Cambridge, 2005.

Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook. (Ref 153 Ey73) New York: Psychology Press, 2010.

Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. (Ref 153 N124) London: Nature Publ. Group, 2003.

Encyclopedia of the Human Brain. (Ref 612.8 R140) San Diego, CA: Academic, 2002.

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Handbook of Cognitive Neuropsychology. (Ref 612.82 R182) Philadelphia: Psychology Press, 2001.

Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2008. 

Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology. New York, NY : Springer, 2003.

Handbook of Psychology. (Ref 150 W431) New York: Wiley, 2003. Volume 4: Experiemental Psychology

Oxford Handbook of Memory. (Ref 153.12 T829) Oxford: Oxford, 2000.

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Stevens Handbook of Experimental Psychology. (Ref 150 St47h) New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2001.

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