Details

Title

Play and Exploration in Animals — A Comparative Analysis

Journal title

Polish Psychological Bulletin

Yearbook

2008

Numer

No 2

Authors

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Humanistyczne i Społeczne

Publisher

Committee for Psychological Science PAS

Date

2008

Identifier

ISSN 0079-2993

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DOI

10.2478/v10059-008-0009-4

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