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BMC Psychology20131:2

Received: 21 January 2013

Accepted: 27 February 2013

Published: 27 February 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting

Original Submission
21 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Keith Laws
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
27 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/2050-7283-1-2

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Psychology, School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Hertfordshire