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Publications [#251954] of Ahmad Hariri

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  1. CarrĂ©, JM; Baird-Rowe, CD; Hariri, AR (2014). Testosterone responses to competition predict decreased trust ratings of emotionally neutral faces.. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 49, 79-83. [doi]
    (last updated on 2019/05/25)

    A wealth of evidence has linked individual differences in testosterone (T) to social, cognitive, and behavioral processes related to human dominance. Moreover, recent evidence indicates that a single administration of T reduces interpersonal trust in healthy young women. Here, in a sample of men and women (n=96), we investigated the extent to which endogenous fluctuations in T during a competitive interaction would predict subsequent ratings of trust from emotionally neutral faces. Results indicated that a rise in T predicted a decrease in trust ratings in men, but not women. These findings provide further support for the idea that competition-induced fluctuations in T may serve to modulate ongoing and/or future social behavior.

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