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The presence or absence of older siblings and variation in infant goal-directed motor development. / Reid, Vincent; Stahl, Daniel; Striano, Tricia.

In: International Journal of Behavioral Development, Vol. 34, No. 4, 07.2010, p. 325-329.

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Reid, V, Stahl, D & Striano, T 2010, 'The presence or absence of older siblings and variation in infant goal-directed motor development', International Journal of Behavioral Development, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 325-329. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165025409337570

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Reid, V., Stahl, D., & Striano, T. (2010). The presence or absence of older siblings and variation in infant goal-directed motor development. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 34(4), 325-329. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165025409337570

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Reid V, Stahl D, Striano T. The presence or absence of older siblings and variation in infant goal-directed motor development. International Journal of Behavioral Development. 2010 Jul;34(4):325-329. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165025409337570

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Reid, Vincent ; Stahl, Daniel ; Striano, Tricia. / The presence or absence of older siblings and variation in infant goal-directed motor development. In: International Journal of Behavioral Development. 2010 ; Vol. 34, No. 4. pp. 325-329.

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