Study: Superfluous or Unnecessary Apologies Can Build Trust
New research suggests “superfluous apologies,” such as expressing sorrow for bad weather, builds trust.
Did the Great Recession Create an (Interpersonal) Bond Crisis?
Our reserves of trust can be affected by economic conditions. So two sociologists looked at how those reserves fared in communities hardest hit by the recession.
A Vicious Cycle: Corruption Leads To More Corruption
A legacy of corruption leads the citizenry more toward resignation and connivance than to activism, a new study looking at Mexico reports.