The Upside of Power

The Wall Street Journal:

We’ve all heard about the loneliness and corruptions of power, but two new academic works suggest that maybe it isn’t really so bad.

First, psychologists at UC Berkeley found that people in power are more resilient in the face of rejection than are the rest of us. Researchers reported on five experiments pointing in this direction. In one, volunteers were assigned high or low positions in a workplace and told they weren’t invited to a party.

Read the whole story: The Wall Street Journal

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