Highlights – May 2012

According to new research published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, power — the ability to influence others — makes people think differently.  Specifically in the case of North Americans, a feeling of power leads to thinking in a focused and analytical way, which may be beneficial when pursuing personal goals. As researcher Li-Jun Ji of the University of Wisconsin puts it, “What’s most interesting about this study is the idea that thinking is flexible, not rigid or innately pre-programmed.  We are able to attune our styl.....
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