In Nature vs. Nurture, Learned Behaviors Rule

Evans, Bruce
July 2004
Fire Chief;Jul2004, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p20
Trade Publication
Reports on the motivation of firefighters to improve their skills in the U.S. Fire service missions.


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