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 Jochim Hansen and Michaela W{\"a}nke},
  journal={Personality and social psychology review : an official journal of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={238-57}
}
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… CONTINUE READING