SOURCE CREDIBILITY By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 the extent of a message being accurate and is determined by source expertise and trustworthiness. Its other name is source factor. SOURCE CREDIBILITY: "Source credibility relates to that accuracy of the source." Related Psychology Terms SOURCE TRUSTWORTHINESS SOURCE ATTRACTIVENESS SOURCE EXPERTISE COMPUTER ADAPTIVE TESTING (CAT) SOURCE MAJORITY OR MINORITY STATUS BOUNDARY ISSUES EPISTEMIC VALUE GENERAL FACTOR CATTELL'S FACTORIAL THEORY OF PERSONALITY ACHIEVEMENT LEVEL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOURCE CREDIBILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/source-credibility/ (accessed February 25, 2021).