Beyond the “Cinderella effect”

@article{Burgess1999BeyondT,
  title={Beyond the “Cinderella effect”},
  author={Robert L. Burgess and Alicia A. Drais},
  journal={Human Nature},
  year={1999},
  volume={10},
  pages={373-398}
}
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