A review on sex differences in processing emotional signals

@article{Kret2012ARO,
  title={A review on sex differences in processing emotional signals},
  author={Mariska E. Kret and B{\'e}atrice de Gelder},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={50},
  pages={1211-1221}
}
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