Are white people perceived to be more credible? Using Deepfakes AI to assess the impact of race on credibility

Frederick Douglass c. 1855, 1st edition of The North Star, Dec 3 1847, from The Library of Congress
Self-reported demographic information of 305 participants

The Image condition

The video condition

a) Depicts the image condition. b) Depicts the video condition
Questions for the surveys

Analysis of survey responses

Pre-processing to Identify Perceived Race

Results for the racial perceptions of the participants from the question “What race do you think the speaker is?

Assessing perceived credibility

Summary of Results: “n” is the number of responses after pre-processing. “Credibility” is the percent of responses that believed the speaker was telling the truth. * indicates p < 0.05

Analyzing Sentiment

Results from VADER compound sentiment analysis of responses to the question “What made you think the person was lying or telling the truth?”
Results from VADER compound sentiment analysis of responses to the question “Use a few adjectives to describe the characteristics of the speaker?”

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