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Moving toward a grand theory of development : In memory of esther thelen. / Spencer, John P.; Corbetta, Daniela; Buchanan, Patricia; Clearfield, Melissa; Ulrich, Beverly; Schöner, Gregor.

In: Child Development, Vol. 77, No. 6, 11.2006, p. 1521-1538.

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Spencer, JP, Corbetta, D, Buchanan, P, Clearfield, M, Ulrich, B & Schöner, G 2006, 'Moving toward a grand theory of development: In memory of esther thelen', Child Development, vol. 77, no. 6, pp. 1521-1538. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8624.2006.00955.x

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Spencer, J. P., Corbetta, D., Buchanan, P., Clearfield, M., Ulrich, B., & Schöner, G. (2006). Moving toward a grand theory of development: In memory of esther thelen. Child Development, 77(6), 1521-1538. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8624.2006.00955.x

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Spencer, John P. ; Corbetta, Daniela ; Buchanan, Patricia ; Clearfield, Melissa ; Ulrich, Beverly ; Schöner, Gregor. / Moving toward a grand theory of development : In memory of esther thelen. In: Child Development. 2006 ; Vol. 77, No. 6. pp. 1521-1538.

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