George Combe – Phrenologist, Philosopher, Psychologist (1788-1858)

@article{Wright2005GeorgeC,
  title={George Combe – Phrenologist, Philosopher, Psychologist (1788-1858)},
  author={Peter Wright},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2005},
  volume={41},
  pages={447-451}
}
  • P. Wright
  • Published 31 December 2005
  • Psychology
  • Cortex
3 Citations

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  • C. CarterV. Veen
  • Biology, Psychology
    Cognitive, affective & behavioral neuroscience
  • 2007
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