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Groups perform better than the best individuals on Letters-to-Numbers problems

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  • Laughlin, Patrick R.
  • Bonner, Bryan L.
  • Miner, Andrew G.

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  • Laughlin, Patrick R. & Bonner, Bryan L. & Miner, Andrew G., 2002. "Groups perform better than the best individuals on Letters-to-Numbers problems," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 88(2), pages 605-620, July.
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