A need basis for values : Associations between the need for cognitive closure and value priorities. / Calogero, R. M.; Bardi, Anat; Sutton, R. .

In: Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2009, p. 154-159.

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A need basis for values : Associations between the need for cognitive closure and value priorities. / Calogero, R. M.; Bardi, Anat; Sutton, R. .

In: Personality and Individual Differences, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2009, p. 154-159.

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Calogero, RM, Bardi, A & Sutton, R 2009, 'A need basis for values: Associations between the need for cognitive closure and value priorities', Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 154-159.

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Calogero, R. M., Bardi, A., & Sutton, R. (2009). A need basis for values: Associations between the need for cognitive closure and value priorities. Personality and Individual Differences, 46(2), 154-159.

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Calogero RM, Bardi A, Sutton R. A need basis for values: Associations between the need for cognitive closure and value priorities. Personality and Individual Differences. 2009;46(2):154-159.

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Calogero, R. M. ; Bardi, Anat ; Sutton, R. . / A need basis for values : Associations between the need for cognitive closure and value priorities. In: Personality and Individual Differences. 2009 ; Vol. 46, No. 2. pp. 154-159.

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