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Social support and conformity the role of independent assessment of reality. --. by Vernon L. Allen

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Published by Wisconsin Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning, The University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis .
Written in English


  • Conformity.,
  • Influence (Psychology)

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Edition Notes

SeriesTechnical report, no. 83, Technical report (Wisconsin Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning) -- no. 83.
ContributionsLevine, John M., Wisconsin Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning., Peer Group Pressures on Learning Project.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 9, [2] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20296634M

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