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Bohn, R., & Short, J. (2012). Measuring consumer information. Int J Comm,6, 980-1000.

Oppenheimer, D. M. (2008). The secret life of fluency. Trends in cognitive sciences, 12(6), 237-241.

Reber, R., & Schwarz, N. (1999). Effects of perceptual fluency on judgments of truth. Consciousness and cognition, 8(3), 338-342.

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