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Overconfidence and personal evaluations of social rank. / Gilbert, P ; Allan, S ; Ball, L et al.

In: British Journal of Medical Psychology, Vol. 69, No. 1, 03.1996, p. 59-68.

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Gilbert, P, Allan, S, Ball, L & Bradshaw, Z 1996, 'Overconfidence and personal evaluations of social rank', British Journal of Medical Psychology, vol. 69, no. 1, pp. 59-68. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.2044-8341.1996.tb01850.x

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Gilbert, P., Allan, S., Ball, L., & Bradshaw, Z. (1996). Overconfidence and personal evaluations of social rank. British Journal of Medical Psychology, 69(1), 59-68. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.2044-8341.1996.tb01850.x

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Gilbert P, Allan S, Ball L, Bradshaw Z. Overconfidence and personal evaluations of social rank. British Journal of Medical Psychology. 1996 Mar;69(1):59-68. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8341.1996.tb01850.x

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Gilbert, P ; Allan, S ; Ball, L et al. / Overconfidence and personal evaluations of social rank. In: British Journal of Medical Psychology. 1996 ; Vol. 69, No. 1. pp. 59-68.

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