2 edition of Function and evolution of behavior found in the catalog.
Function and evolution of behavior
Peter H. Klopfer
Companion volume to the author"s Control and development of behavior.
|Statement||Edited by Peter H. Klopfer and Jack P. Hailman.|
|Contributions||Hailman, Jack Parker, 1936- joint comp.|
|LC Classifications||QL751 .K59183|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 404 p.|
|Number of Pages||404|
|LC Control Number||72184150|
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