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Repetition as a Context Selection Constraint: A Study in the Cognitive Underpinnings of Persuasion

Université de Fribourg BLE-BLL

  • 2016
Published in:
  • Argumentation and Reasoned Action. Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Argumentation, Lisbon 2015 / Mohammed, Dima ; Lewiński, Marcin. - 2016, vol. 1, p. 421-429
English Repetition of information has been shown to affect the perceived validity of the items repeated with these effects carried over to an inferred assumption. We believe this is highlighted in everyday communication and can result in acceptance of fallacious argumentation. We explain this phenomenon via the notion of Context Selection Constraints and discuss the effectiveness of the ad populum fallacy with the help of an experimental design.
Faculty
Faculté des lettres et des sciences humaines
Department
Département d'anglais
Language
  • English
Classification
Language, linguistics
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https://folia.unifr.ch/global/documents/323879
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