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In Religion We Trust: Psychophysiological Correlates of Emotion and Trust Among Religious In-Group Members

Abstract Social scientists from many disciplines have examined trust, including trust between those with different religious affiliations, emotional antecedents of trust, and physiological correlates of trust. However, little is known about how all of these factors intersect to shape trust behaviors. The current study aimed to examine physiological responses while individuals engaged in a trust game with a religious in-group or out-group member. Participants were randomly assigned to one of four conditions in which they were presented with the target’s profile before playing the game. In each of the conditions the target was described as either Catholic or Muslim and as someone who engaged in either costly signaling or anti-costly signaling behavi... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Thibault, Stephanie A (Author) / Roberts, Nicole A (Advisor) / Burleson, Mary (Committee member) / Hall, Deborah (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Physiological psychology / Social psychology / Costly Signaling / Religion / Trust
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 72 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Psychology 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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