The Truth About the Truth: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Truth Effect

@article{Dechne2010TheTA,
  title={The Truth About the Truth: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Truth Effect},
  author={Alice Dech{\^e}ne and Christoph Stahl and J. Hansen and M. W{\"a}nke},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Review},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={238 - 257}
}
Repetition has been shown to increase subjective truth ratings of trivia statements. This truth effect can be measured in two ways: (a) as the increase in subjective truth from the first to the second encounter (within-items criterion) and (b) as the difference in truth ratings between repeated and other new statements (between-items criterion). Qualitative differences are assumed between the processes underlying both criteria. A meta-analysis of the truth effect was conducted that compared the… Expand
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