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Biochemical Effects of Betrayal

Investigators have discovered the neurophysiological basis of human trust and the reaction to it being breached. In the study, scientists were able to prove the hormone oxytocin plays a vital role toward the sentiment of trust, even after a betrayal. The ability of human beings to live in societies is based on trust. Whether in love or politics, in family or business life, trust always plays an important role. The interest was correspondingly high when researchers at the University of Zurich discovered three years ago that oxytocin promotes a feeling of trust. However, the neurophysiological basis of that effect and why oxytocin increases trust remained unknown. Another unanswered question was whether oxytocin can influence the behaviour of trust, even after one person’s faith in another has been betrayed. A research team at the University of Zurich with the neuroscientist Thomas Baumgartner, the neuroeconomist Ernst Fehr and the psychologist Markus Heinrichs has now determined that

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