The Power Trip

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Title The Power Trip
Publication Type Web Article
Pub Year 2010
Authors Lehrer, J.
Publisher Wall Street Journal
Keywords power
Notes power"This [study result] suggests that even fleeting feelings of power can dramatically change the way people respond to information. Instead of analyzing the strength of the argument, those with authority focus on whether or not the argument confirms what they already believe. If it doesn't, then the facts are conveniently ignored."