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Quality versus mere popularity: a conceptual map for understanding human behavior

  • R. Bentley


  • Michael O’Brien
  • Paul Ormerod

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Article provided by Fondazione Rosselli in its journal Mind & Society.

Volume (Year): 10 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
Pages: 181-191

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Handle: RePEc:spr:minsoc:v:10:y:2011:i:2:p:181-191
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