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Situational Familiarity

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Situational familiarity is defined as a “personal perception of knowledge of a place, task, activity, or topic relevant to a judgmental situation.” For example, police officers could be more or less familiar with the process of an interrogation in general. A ...

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