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Publication information: Book title: What Might Have Been:The Social Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking. Contributors: Neal J. Roese - Editor, James M. Olson - Editor. Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Place of publication: Mahwah, NJ. Publication year: 1995. Page number: 228.
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