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Questions on Honest Responding

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VÉSTEINSDÓTTIR, Vaka, Adam JOINSON, Ulf-Dietrich REIPS, Hilda Bjork DANIELSDOTTIR, Elin Astros THORARINSDOTTIR, Fanney THORSDOTTIR, 2019. Questions on Honest Responding. In: Behavior Research Methods. Springer. 51(2), pp. 811-825. ISSN 1554-351X. eISSN 1554-3528. Available under: doi: 10.3758/s13428-018-1121-9

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