April 02, 2005

Trust = Love?

An article in a recent issue of Science suggests that the emotion of trust "lives" near the emotion of love in the brain. Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine Human Neuroimaging Laboratoryused fMRI imaging and an investment game to pinpoint a trust response to the caudate nucleus at the base of the brain -- the same area where researchers 5 years ago think love "lives."

Read more at RedNova or track down the April 1 issue of Science (not available at Hampshire online, but we do have it in print!)

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