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Essential Trust: The Brain Science of Trust

What happens in your brain when you decide to trust someone?

“When people make decisions to trust, it’s kind of the same as when they make decisions to gamble,” Jamil Zaki says.

“You see activities in the parts of the brain that are involved in its dopamine system that calculate on the fly, ‘Well, what does this gamble look like?’”

In episode two of our special series “Essential trust,” neuroscientists explain how our brains process trust, and why it’s worth the risk.

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