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The Sound of Status: People Know High-Power Voices When They Hear Them

Being in a position of power can alter basic acoustic properties of the voice, and other people can pick up on these cues to know who is in charge. ... More>


Younger Leaders Seen as More Innovative, Older Leaders More Reliable

A new study finds that people may unconsciously associate younger-looking leaders with change and innovation and older-looking leaders with stability. ... More>


Everyone Agrees: CEOs Should Be Paid Less


Is Kindness Physically Attractive?


To Intensify an Experience, Bring a Friend