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Determinants of Overconfidence and Miscalibration: The Roles of Random Error and Ecological Structure

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  • Soll, Jack B.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

    Volume (Year): 65 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 2 (February)
    Pages: 117-137

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