Manipulating Uncertainty The contribution of different audiovisual prosodic cues to the perception of confidence

@inproceedings{Dijkstra2006ManipulatingUT,
  title={Manipulating Uncertainty The contribution of different audiovisual prosodic cues to the perception of confidence},
  author={Christel Dijkstra and Emiel Krahmer and Marc Swerts},
  year={2006}
}
When answering factual questions, speakers can signal whether they are uncertain about the correctness of their answer using prosodic cues such as fillers (“uh”), a rising intonation contour or a marked facial expression. It has been shown that on the basis of such cues, observers can make adequate estimates about the speaker’s level of confidence, but it is unclear which of these cues have the largest impact on perception. To find the relative strength of the three aforementioned cues, a novel… CONTINUE READING
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