ERIC Number: EJ218864
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
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Interpersonal Trust, Trustworthiness, and Gullibility.
Rotter, Julian B.
American Psychologist, v35 n1 p1-7 Jan 1980
Reviews positive and potential negative consequences of being high or low in interpersonal trust in social life, particularly in interacting with ordinary people. Research suggests that people who trust are less likely to lie or to be unhappy and more likely to be sought out as a friend. (Author/JLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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