Correction: Improving Physical Task Performance with Counterfactual and Prefactual Thinking

@article{Hammell2020CorrectionIP,
  title={Correction: Improving Physical Task Performance with Counterfactual and Prefactual Thinking},
  author={Cecilia Hammell and Amy Y. C. Chan},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2020},
  volume={15}
}
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168181.]. 

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