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ERIC Number: EJ605781
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0098-6283
Students Do Not Overestimate Their Life Expectancy: An Alternative Demonstration of Unique Invulnerability.
Helweg-Larsen, Marie
Teaching of Psychology, v26 n3 p215-17 1999
Investigates whether undergraduate psychology students will give optimistic estimates of their life expectancy if they receive either no information or correct information about the average life expectancy. Reveals that both men and women in each of the two conditions estimated their life span at approximately their actuarial age. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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