Frontal late positivity in dental phobia: A study on gender differences

@article{Schienle2011FrontalLP,
  title={Frontal late positivity in dental phobia: A study on gender differences},
  author={Anne Schienle and Angelika K{\"o}chel and Verena Leutgeb},
  journal={Biological Psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={88},
  pages={263-269}
}

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