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Adaptive capabilities of the nervous system

International Summer School of Brain Research Amsterdam 1979.

Adaptive capabilities of the nervous system

proceedings of the 11th International Summer School of Brain Research

by International Summer School of Brain Research Amsterdam 1979.

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Published by Elsevier/North-Holland, sole distributors for the USA and Canada, Elsevier North-Holland in Amsterdam, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain -- Congresses.,
  • Neural circuitry -- Adaptation -- Congresses.,
  • Aggressive behavior in animals -- Congresses.,
  • Sleep -- Physiological aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Adaptation, Physiological -- Congresses.,
  • Nervous system -- Physiology -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementorganized by the Netherlands Institute for Brain Research, Amsterdam, and held at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on August 13-17, 1979 ; edited by P. S. McConnell ... [et al.].
    SeriesProgress in brain research ;, v. 53
    ContributionsMcConnell, P. S., Nederlands Instituut voor Hersenonderzoek.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .P7 vol. 53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 445 p. :
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4103689M
    ISBN 10044480207X
    LC Control Number80018276

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