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Effect size estimates: current use, calculations, and interpretation

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Effect size estimates : current use, calculations, and interpretation. / Fritz, Catherine; Morris, Peter; Richler, Jennifer.

In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Vol. 141, No. 1, 02.2012, p. 2-18.

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Fritz, C, Morris, P & Richler, J 2012, 'Effect size estimates: current use, calculations, and interpretation', Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, vol. 141, no. 1, pp. 2-18. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0024338

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Fritz, C., Morris, P., & Richler, J. (2012). Effect size estimates: current use, calculations, and interpretation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 141(1), 2-18. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0024338

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Fritz C, Morris P, Richler J. Effect size estimates: current use, calculations, and interpretation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 2012 Feb;141(1):2-18. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0024338

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Fritz, Catherine ; Morris, Peter ; Richler, Jennifer. / Effect size estimates : current use, calculations, and interpretation. In: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 2012 ; Vol. 141, No. 1. pp. 2-18.

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