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Systematic Reflection : Implications for Learning From Failures and Successes. / Ellis, Shmuel; Carette, Bernd; Anseel, Frederik; Lievens, Filip.

In: Current Directions in Psychological Science, Vol. 23, No. 1, 01.02.2014, p. 67-72.

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Ellis, S, Carette, B, Anseel, F & Lievens, F 2014, 'Systematic Reflection: Implications for Learning From Failures and Successes', Current Directions in Psychological Science, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 67-72. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963721413504106

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Ellis, S., Carette, B., Anseel, F., & Lievens, F. (2014). Systematic Reflection: Implications for Learning From Failures and Successes. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23(1), 67-72. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963721413504106

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Ellis S, Carette B, Anseel F, Lievens F. Systematic Reflection: Implications for Learning From Failures and Successes. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 2014 Feb 1;23(1):67-72. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963721413504106

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Ellis, Shmuel ; Carette, Bernd ; Anseel, Frederik ; Lievens, Filip. / Systematic Reflection : Implications for Learning From Failures and Successes. In: Current Directions in Psychological Science. 2014 ; Vol. 23, No. 1. pp. 67-72.

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