October 26, 2013
Ability to delay gratification may be linked to social trust, new CU-Boulder study finds
Social Worker Continuing Education "These economic decisions are not being made in a complete vacuum," de la Vega said. "They might really be affected by how you perceive the person you're interacting with." The research team plans to follow up this study with research that involves participants interacting in person with the people who are offering the rewards. "There is a very real possibility the this relationship between social trust and delaying gratification might be even more strong and even more salient when you're in a real situation," Michaelson said. ### Read the full study online at http://www.frontiersin.org/Cognition/10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00355/abstract.