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Measuring Trustworthiness or Automating Physiognomy? A Comment on Safra, Chevallier, Grèzes, and Baumard (2020)

  title={Measuring Trustworthiness or Automating Physiognomy? A Comment on Safra, Chevallier, Gr{\`e}zes, and Baumard (2020)},
  author={Rory Wilfrid Spanton and Olivia Guest},
Interpersonal trust — a shared display of confidence and vulnerability toward other individuals — can be seen as instrumental in the development of human societies. Safra, Chevallier, Grèzes, and Baumard (2020) [1] studied the historical progression of interpersonal trust by training a machine learning (ML) algorithm to generate trustworthiness ratings of historical portraits, based on facial features. They reported that trustworthiness ratings of portraits dated between 1500– 2000CE increased… 

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