Improving your memory : how to remember what you're starting to forget / Janet Fogler and Lynn Stern.
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- ISBN: 0801847680 (pbk.) :
- Physical Description: pages cm
- Edition: Rev. ed.
- Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 
- Copyright: ©1994
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