trust propensity-"faith in human nature" your personality traits include a general propensity to trust others.
it's rooted in a rational assessment of the authority's trustworthiness trustworthiness-defined as the characteristics or attributes of a trustee that inspire trust. -ability =defined as the skills, (doctor, lawyer, mechanic) -Benevolence=authority wants to do good for the trustor -Integrity=authority adheres to a set of values or principles.
meaning that it depends on feelings toward the authority that go beyond any rational assessment. feelings toward trustee
Does the U.S have a high trust propensity?
Yes, we are the 5th most trusted, Sweden, China are 1 and 2