[Pursuasion resulting] from a person’s careful and thoughtful consideration of the true merits of the information presented in support of an advocacy.

(“Elaboration Likelihood Model” 2022)

A way of processing an argument that involves weighing the facts. Requires that you are familiar with and understand the relevant facts. Contrasted by Peripheral route processing.


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