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Proximity Begins with a Smile, But Which One?: Associating Non-duchenne Smiles with Higher Psychological Distance

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Proximity Begins with a Smile, But Which One? Associating Non-duchenne Smiles with Higher Psychological Distance. / Bogodistov, Yevgen; Dost, Florian.

In: Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 13, 1374, 10.08.2017.

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Bogodistov Y, Dost F. Proximity Begins with a Smile, But Which One? Associating Non-duchenne Smiles with Higher Psychological Distance. Frontiers in Psychology. 2017 Aug 10;13:1374. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01374

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