The author is a psychologist and reveals the surprising ways in which trust matters, and tackles some of the most important and challenging issues in life. Topics include trusting a business transaction, using trust in learning situations, and the need for trust in personal relationships.
Issues of trust come attached to almost every human interaction, yet few people realize how powerfully their ability to determine trustworthiness predicts future success. David DeSteno's cutting-edge research on reading trust cues with humanoid robots has already excited widespread media interest. In The Truth About Trust, the renowned psychologist shares his findings and debunks numerous popular beliefs, including Paul Zak's theory that oxytocin is the 'moral molecule.' From education and business to romance and dieting, DeSteno's fascinating, paradigm-shifting book offers new insights and practical takeaways that will forever change how readers understand, communicate, and make decisions in every area of life. 'This one's worth reading. Trust me.' Daniel Gilbert, PhD, bestselling author of Stumbling on Happiness