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Using Chess Ratings as Data in Psychological Research

@inproceedings{Glickman1996UsingCR,
  title={Using Chess Ratings as Data in Psychological Research},
  author={Mark E. Glickman and Christopher F. Chabris},
  year={1996}
}
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