Persuasion theory and research : The study of persuasive effects…

•Experimental design with independent and dependent variable in order to determine cause and effect •Example: The effects of conclusion drawing •Provides information on the “relative” persuasiveness of a given message (not absolute persuasiveness) Document Preview:

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