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Personality assessment and behavioral prediction at first impression. / Vartanian, Oshin; Stewart, Keith; Mandel, David; Pavlovic, N; McLellan, L; Taylor, Paul.

In: Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 52, No. 3, 02.2012, p. 250-254.

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Vartanian, O, Stewart, K, Mandel, D, Pavlovic, N, McLellan, L & Taylor, P 2012, 'Personality assessment and behavioral prediction at first impression', Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 52, no. 3, pp. 250-254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2011.05.024

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Vartanian, O., Stewart, K., Mandel, D., Pavlovic, N., McLellan, L., & Taylor, P. (2012). Personality assessment and behavioral prediction at first impression. Personality and Individual Differences, 52(3), 250-254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2011.05.024

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Vartanian O, Stewart K, Mandel D, Pavlovic N, McLellan L, Taylor P. Personality assessment and behavioral prediction at first impression. Personality and Individual Differences. 2012 Feb;52(3):250-254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2011.05.024

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Vartanian, Oshin ; Stewart, Keith ; Mandel, David ; Pavlovic, N ; McLellan, L ; Taylor, Paul. / Personality assessment and behavioral prediction at first impression. In: Personality and Individual Differences. 2012 ; Vol. 52, No. 3. pp. 250-254.

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