Power makes people feel taller

The Telegraph:

The US investigation into whether a physical experience accompanies being powerful was sparked after BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg outraged the victims of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico by referring to them as the “small people.”

Professor Jack Goncalo, of Cornell University, New York, and Dr Michelle Duguid, of Washington University, St. Louis, decided to find out and published their findings in Psychological Science.

Prof Goncalo said: “Plenty of research has shown taller people are more likely to acquire power, make more money on average and are more likely to be promoted.

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