Home > slashdot > Study Finds Most Would Become Supervillians If Given Powers

Study Finds Most Would Become Supervillians If Given Powers

October 12th, 2010 10:43 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

It probably comes as no surprise, but researchers have found that most of us would gladly put on a mask and fight do-gooders if given super powers. From the article: “But power also acts like strong cologne that affects both the wearer and those within smelling distance, Galinsky noted. The person gains an enhanced sense of their importance, and other people may regard them with greater respect as well as extend leniency toward their actions. That combination makes for an easy slide into corruption.”

Source: Study Finds Most Would Become Supervillians If Given Powers

Related Articles:

  1. Lectures Aren’t Just Boring, They’re Ineffective, Too, Study Finds
  2. New Study Finds People Remember More Than They Think
  3. Study Finds No Link Between Mobile Phones and Cancer (Again)
  4. Coffee May Help Ward Off Depression in Women, Study Finds
  5. Compliance Is Wasted Money, Study Finds
blog comments powered by Disqus