Oxytocin, Trust, and Trustworthiness: The Moderating Role of Music
Evidence has indicated that the neuroactive hormone oxytocin is essential for prosocial behavior, particularly trust. Exogenous administration of oxytocin has been shown to increase trust in humans.…
Oxytocin response in a trust game and habituation of arousal
- Psychology, BiologyPhysiology & Behavior
U-Shaped Relation between Plasma Oxytocin Levels and Behavior in the Trust Game
- PsychologyPloS one
It is hypothesized that baseline plasma OT is a biomarker that partially predicts the degree of trust and trustworthiness observed in the trust game, and a significant U-shaped relationship between plasma OT with the level of trust, and marginally with thelevel of trustworthiness is observed.
Oxytocin not only increases trust when money is at stake, but also when confidential information is in the balance
- PsychologyBiological Psychology
Is oxytocin a trust hormone? Salivary oxytocin is associated with caution but not with general trust
- PsychologyPloS one
Studies on the association between trust and oxytocin, a neuropeptide of the central nervous system, have not reached a consensus, thereby challenging the possibility of a direct association between…
Oxytocin Increases Generosity in Humans
- PsychologyPloS one
Oxytocin and altruism together predicted almost half the interpersonal variation in generosity, indicating that generosity is associated with both altruism as well as an emotional identification with another person.
Monetary sacrifice among strangers is mediated by endogenous oxytocin release after physical contact
Correction: Lack of Association between Human Plasma Oxytocin and Interpersonal Trust in a Prisoner’s Dilemma Paradigm
- Biology, PsychologyPloS one
Previous published work that used oxytocin immunoassays without sample extraction should be reexamined and future research exploring links between endogenous human Oxytocin and trust or social behavior should proceed with careful consideration of methods and appropriate biofluids for analysis.
Oxytocin and the Biological Basis for Interpersonal and Political Trust
Political scientists have documented the many ways in which trust influences attitudes and behaviors that are important for the legitimacy and stability of democratic political systems. They have…
Oxytocin and social perception: Oxytocin increases perceived facial trustworthiness and attractiveness
- Psychology, BiologyHormones and Behavior
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The Neuroeconomics of Distrust: Sex Differences in Behavior and Physiology.
- PsychologyThe American economic review
Evidence is provided for a hormone that is associated with a negative social interaction, distrust, and positive and negative physiologic controls over social behaviors, as there are for other important behaviors.
Trust, Reciprocity, and Social History
Abstract We designed an experiment to study trust and reciprocity in an investment setting. This design controls for alternative explanations of behavior including repeat game reputation effects,…
Altruistic punishment in humans
It is shown experimentally that the altruistic punishment of defectors is a key motive for the explanation of cooperation, and that future study of the evolution of human cooperation should include a strong focus on explaining altruistic punished.
Detrimental effects of sanctions on human altruism
This work shows experimentally that the prevailing self-interest approach has serious shortcomings because it overlooks negative effects of sanctions on human altruism, and challenges proximate and ultimate theories of human cooperation that neglect the distinction between fair and unfair sanctions.
Trust and Growth
Why does trust vary so substantially across countries? This paper presents a general equilibrium growth model in which heterogeneous agents transact and face a moral hazard problem. Agents may trust…
The social deficits of the oxytocin knockout mouse
- Psychology, BiologyNeuropeptides
The development of transgenic mice with specific deficits in social memory represents a promising approach to examine the cellular and neural systems of social cognition.
Gender and Culture: International Experimental Evidence from Trust Games
This paper experimentally examines gender differences in bargaining using the 'trust game' introduced by Joyce Berg, John Dickhaut and Kevin McCabe (1995). We find no significant effect of gender on…