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Power Can Corrupt Even The Honest

When appointing a new leader, selectors base their choice on several factors and typically look for leaders with desirable characteristics such as honesty and trustworthiness. However once leaders are in power, can we trust them to exercise it in a prosocial manner? New research published in The Leadership Quarterly looked to discover whether power corrupts […]

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Fat Chats: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Comments

Cyberbullying and hurtful “fat jokes” are disturbingly prevalent in the social media environment, especially on Twitter, says Wen-ying Sylvia Chou of the National Institutes of Health in the US. Chou is lead author of a study in Springer’s journal Translational Behavioral Medicine which analyzed well over a million social media posts and comments about weight […]