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Lombardi, Doug, Viviane Seyranian and Gale M. Sinatra. 2014. Source Effects and Plausibility Judgments When Reading About Climate Change. Discourse Processes 51 (1,2) : 75–92.
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This study unveils that trustworthiness and message confidence perceptions are important forecasters of credibility perceptions about climate change, above and beyond knowledge on human-caused climate change. These results denote that perceptions about information sources may considerably affect credibility judgments and, accordingly, learning about polemic and/or abstract notions.