Loading…

Trust, morality — and oxytocin?

TEDGlobal 2011 · 16:34 · Filmed Jul 2011
Subtitles available in 37 languages
View interactive transcript
1,267,040 Total views
Your impact
Share this talk and
track your influence!

What drives our desire to behave morally? Neuroeconomist Paul Zak shows why he believes oxytocin (he calls it "the moral molecule") is responsible for trust, empathy and other feelings that help build a stable society.

pin This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.
Neuroeconomist
A pioneer in the field of neuroeconomics, Paul Zak is uncovering how the hormone oxytocin promotes trust, and proving that love is good for business. Full bio

Discuss

303 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Please log in or sign up to add comments.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.