Meeting for the First Time (IMAGE) Brown University Caption The study found that, in social situations, individuals who can accept that the odds of a desirable outcome are unknown are more likely to trust and cooperate with others. Credit Mike Cohea Usage Restrictions For editorial purposes only. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.