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Can the Unconscious Boost Lie-Detection Accuracy? / Street, C. N. H.; Vadillo, M. A.

In: Current Directions in Psychological Science, Vol. 25, No. 4, 01.08.2016, p. 246-250.

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Street, CNH & Vadillo, MA 2016, 'Can the Unconscious Boost Lie-Detection Accuracy?', Current Directions in Psychological Science, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 246-250. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963721416656348

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Street, C. N. H., & Vadillo, M. A. (2016). Can the Unconscious Boost Lie-Detection Accuracy? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25(4), 246-250. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963721416656348

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Street CNH, Vadillo MA. Can the Unconscious Boost Lie-Detection Accuracy? Current Directions in Psychological Science. 2016 Aug 1;25(4):246-250. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963721416656348

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Street, C. N. H. ; Vadillo, M. A. / Can the Unconscious Boost Lie-Detection Accuracy?. In: Current Directions in Psychological Science. 2016 ; Vol. 25, No. 4. pp. 246-250.

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