Publication details [#64871]

Jucks, Regina and Elisabeth Mayweg-Paus. 2018. Conflicting Evidence or Conflicting Opinions? Two-Sided Expert Discussions Contribute to Experts’ Trustworthiness. Journal of Language and Social Psychology 37 (2) : 203–223.
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SAGE Publications


This paper explores how the manner pro and contra information is divided between two experts in a written discourse affect readers’ assessments. Readers evaluated experts who communicated more consensus-oriented by taking a two-sided stance to be more reliable.