Power Makes People Deliberate Less Over Emails

When it comes to emails, power makes people spend less time thinking and more time typing. So say German cyber-psychologists Annika Scholl and Kai Sassenberg in a new paper just published: Experienced Social Power Reduces Deliberation During E-Mail Communication

In their study, they recruited 49 undergraduate students. Each participant was first randomly assigned to play one of two roles in a role-playing scenario: a “powerless” employee or a “powerful” manager. Employees were asked t

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