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Social Status Woes: Facial Structure Predicts Strategy for Getting to the Top

For those low on the workplace totem pole, it often seems like clawing — rather than climbing — might be the most effective way to get to the top. ... More>


Looks Can Be Convincing: To Get Promoted, Just Appear Competent


Appearances Really Count When Rising to the Top

Work groups don’t always place the most competent person in charge. Rather, leadership is often determined by timing and perceptions. ... More>


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Mindfulness: A Habit of Mind That Predicts Social Status in Youth

Social status asymmetries are a persistent feature of human life. Occupying a position at the top versus the bottom of a social hierarchy during youth development produces substantially disproportionate effects […] More>