Docudrama and the cognitive evaluation of realism

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The chapter discusses aspects of the cognitive and emotional underpinnings of viewers' experience of the real in audiovisual documentaries with a special focus on docudrama. It analyzes the psychological strategies that viewers use to evaluate the veracity of documentaries - eg Tversky and Kahneman's concepts :availability, representativeness and anchoring, and discuss how these mechanisms will make different viewers have different evaluations of the veracity of documentaries. The chapter exemplify the viewer-documentary interaction by an analysis of the docudrama "The Queen".
Bidragets oversatte titelDocudrama og den kognitive evaluering af realisme
TitelCognitive Theory and Documentary Film
RedaktørerCatalin Brylla, Mette Kramer
Antal sider17
ForlagPalgrave Macmillan
Publikationsdatoaug. 2018
ISBN (Trykt)978-3-319-90311-6
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-3-319-90332-3
StatusUdgivet - aug. 2018

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