Unravelling the genetic and environmental influences on trust
In this fascinating study, researchers look at how trust is associated with genetics, social and economic benefits, and how better understanding these could be used to improve community wellbeing.
Eye-to-eye contact is rare but shapes our social behaviour
Researchers have found although eye-to-eye contact occurrs rarely, it communicates important messages which are vital for subsequent successful social behavior.
Founder personality could predict start-up success
The rate of success in start-ups is statistically low. So, what makes the seemingly lucky few not only survive, but thrive?
Companies benefit from transparency about racial diversity efforts
Here, we look at how the lack of transparency on reporting of diversity in companies in the short term , can harm their reputation in the long run.
They fall more easily for conspiracy theories
The relationship between so-called truth relativism and falling victim to incorrect or fraudulent information.
When the gig is up; gig workers don't always trust their boss and that might be a good thing.
How do these non-traditional roles and relationships differ, and impact performance and commitment?
Commonality leads to trust and acceptance
For many years, Alicia and I have been teaching and writing that commonality is one of the main drivers of both trust, acceptance and a sense of belonging to the same tribe.
Positive contact with diverse groups reduces conspiracy theories
While participants said they believed human preachers were more credible, it was still a close contest with the robots.
Workers' and bosses' trust in teleworking is key
New research looks at how trust, and the lack of it, excessive workloads, social isolation and work-related fatigue impacts performance.
A commercial real estate agent's gender does matter - to the seller
"It’s in our design to trust, collaborate with and seek out those with whom we have much in common. The more commonality the more trust."
Cooperation among strangers has increased since the 1950s
While Americans’ cooperation has increased over time, their beliefs about others’ willingness to cooperate has actually declined.
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