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Curiosity and Exploration. / Bazhydai, Marina; Twomey, Katherine; Westermann, Gert.

Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development. ed. / Janette B. Benson. 2nd ed. ed. Elsevier, 2020. p. 370-378.

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Bazhydai, M, Twomey, K & Westermann, G 2020, Curiosity and Exploration. in JB Benson (ed.), Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development. 2nd ed. edn, Elsevier, pp. 370-378. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.05804-1

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Bazhydai, M., Twomey, K., & Westermann, G. (2020). Curiosity and Exploration. In J. B. Benson (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development (2nd ed. ed., pp. 370-378). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.05804-1

Vancouver

Bazhydai M, Twomey K, Westermann G. Curiosity and Exploration. In Benson JB, editor, Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development. 2nd ed. ed. Elsevier. 2020. p. 370-378 https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.05804-1

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Bazhydai, Marina ; Twomey, Katherine ; Westermann, Gert. / Curiosity and Exploration. Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development. editor / Janette B. Benson. 2nd ed. ed. Elsevier, 2020. pp. 370-378

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