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Trust in the brain

A new event-related fMRI study suggests that decisions about trustworthiness involve structures that process emotions, and raises intriguing questions about cues used for such judgments.

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Figure 1: A neurological basis for judging trustworthiness.

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Adolphs, R. Trust in the brain. Nat Neurosci 5, 192–193 (2002).

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