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Was euclid an unnecessarily sophisticated psychologist?

  • Phipps Arabie
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    Article provided by The Psychometric Society in its journal Psychometrika.

    Volume (Year): 56 (1991)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 567-587

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:psycho:v:56:y:1991:i:4:p:567-587
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