Higher mental functioning in operational environments
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Published by Agard in Neuilly sur Seine .
Written in English


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Papers presented at the Aerospace Medical Panel Specialists Meeting held at Ankara, Turkey, 21 October 1975.

Statementedited by Bryce O. Hartman.
SeriesAgard Conference proceedings -- 181
ContributionsHartman, Bryce O., Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development. Aerospace Medical Panel.
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Open LibraryOL14329574M

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