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Personality Traits, Emotional Intelligence, and Multiple Happiness

@article{Furnham2007PersonalityTE,
  title={Personality Traits, Emotional Intelligence, and Multiple Happiness},
  author={Adrian Furnham and Irene C. Christoforou},
  journal={North American Journal of Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={9},
  pages={439}
}
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