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Table 2 Mean perceived accuracy based on whether headlines were true or false, whether they were new or repeated, and whether the initial ratings were about interest of truthfulness from Experiment 2

From: An initial accuracy focus reduces the effect of prior exposure on perceived accuracy of news headlines

Initial rating Headline truth New Repeated
M 95% CI M 95% CI
Interest
  True 2.75 [2.69, 2.82] 2.90 [2.84, 2.96]
  False 2.07 [2.01, 2.14] 2.28 [2.21, 2.34]
Truthfulness
  True 2.72 [2.66, 2.79] 2.79 [2.73, 2.85]
  False 2.17 [2.11, 2.23] 2.18 [2.12, 2.24]