Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

The neural architecture of trustworthiness judgments: judging a book by its cover and content

By Jennifer S. Beer, Jamil P. Bhanji, Brent L. Hughes, Gili Freedman and Janell Fetterolf


A commentary on Who can you trust? Behavioral and neural differences between perceptual and memory-based influences by John D. Rudoy and Ken A. Paller. Can we help but “judge a book by its cover? ” Recent neural evidence suggests that we do this fairly quickly and perhaps without even realizing it. As Rudoy and Paller (2009) recently demonstrated, people judge the trustworthiness of a stranger’s face with dual pathways. One pathway quickly processes the physical characteristics of the face, while a second, slower pathway processes information tha

Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:CiteSeerX.psu:
Provided by: CiteSeerX
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • (external link)
  • (external link)
  • Suggested articles

    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.