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Source Credibility

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

Source credibility is the extent to which the communicator of a message is believable; it is distinct from message credibility, which focuses on the actual argument or presentation. Like many topics of interest in social psychology, inquiry into source credibility has ...

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