- Do people really say it is "likely" when they believe it is only "possible"? Effect of politeness on risk communicationMarie Juanchich
Department of Management, Kingston Business School, Kingston University, Kingston, UK
Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 66:1268-75. 2013..Further findings indicate that the effect of the speakers' intention depends on the valence of the uncertain outcome. The theoretical and applied implications of these findings are discussed. ..
- Is guilt 'likely' or 'not certain'? Contrast with previous probabilities determines choice of verbal termsMarie Juanchich
University of Toulouse, France
Acta Psychol (Amst) 135:267-77. 2010..We conclude that verbal probability directionality has primarily an argumentative function, where positive phrases are selected when probabilities are contrasted with smaller p values, and negative when contrasted with higher p values...