Young infants are capable of "basic" emotions
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Young infants are capable of "basic" emotions by Riccardo Draghi-Lorenz

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Published by University of Portsmouth, Dept. of Psychology in Portsmouth .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Portsmouth, 2001.

StatementRiccardo Draghi-Lorenz.
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Open LibraryOL18657937M

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