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30 August 2010

Oxytocin increases trust

While the hormone oxytocin makes people more trusting, it doesn't make them more gullible, a new study shows.

While the hormone oxytocin makes people more trusting, it doesn't make them more gullible, a new study shows. 

The participants were paired up with a computer and virtual partners, some of whom appeared to be reliable (the type to share the money) and some who appeared unreliable (those likely to keep it all for themselves). 

 
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