Teens who had an insecure attachment to their mothers as toddlers are more likely to overestimate the trustworthiness of strangers, a new study reports.
People have trouble distinguishing between real people's faces and AI StyleGAN2 synthesized faces. People also consider AI-generated faces to be more trustworthy.
People tend to think voice-user AI interfaces such as Siri or Alexa are more competent and emotionally engaging if they exhibit social cues.
Study reveals lonely people showed reduced activity in the anterior insular cortex, an area of the brain associated with trust formation. The anterior insular cortex was less prominently connected to other brain regions in those who expressed feelings of loneliness.
When you've acted in an uncooperative or untrustworthy way, the way you smile could either help heal or hinder social relationships. Those whose smiles reflected reward, or a signal that they were happy, or a smile of dominance, which reflects a feeling of superiority, appeared to be untrustworthy and unlikely to change their deceptive nature. However, a smile of affiliation was perceived as an attempt to make amends, restoring levels of trust.
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Autonomic mimicry in human social interactions is significant, a new study reports. Researchers found in computer facial simulations where the pupils were dilated, test subjects trusted the simulated face more and mimicked the pupillary response.
Those who have experienced community violence or abuse may have problems when it comes to trusting new people, even those who are deemed 'good' or morally righteous.
The activity of the temporoparietal junction becomes significantly suppressed during trust decisions when people feel threatened, a new study reports.
A new study reveals people with ASD may be at higher risk of being manipulated as they find it more difficult to pick up social cues about deceit. Researchers say the ability to detect lies is significantly diminished in those with autism.
A new study reveals we trust, or distrust, strangers based on their resemblance to people we have experienced in the past.