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Why power brings out your true self

14 mins | Oct 19, 2021
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Are you a tyrant or a servant? Research in cognitive science reveals that power exposes true character by releasing inhibitions and setting the inner self free. Matthew Hutson explores the psychology behind the human response to power and contemplates whether is possible to spot if a person will become a dictator or a good leader.
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