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".
TitelCognitive Theory and Documentary Film
RedaktørerCatalin Brylla, Mette Kramer
Antal sider17
Udgivelses stedCham
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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