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Preparatory power posing affects nonverbal presence and job interview performance.
The authors tested whether engaging in expansive (vs. contractive) "power poses" before a stressful job interview--preparatory power posing--would enhance performance during the interview.Expand
Compared to men, women view professional advancement as equally attainable, but less desirable
Significance We identify a profound and consistent gender gap in people’s core life goals. Across nine studies using diverse sample populations (executives in high-power positions, recent graduatesExpand
The Benefit of Power Posing Before a High-Stakes Social Evaluation
The current experiment tested whether changing one‘s nonverbal behavior prior to a high-stakes social evaluation could improve performance in the evaluated task. Participants adopted expansive, openExpand
A sense of powerlessness fosters system justification: Implications for the legitimation of authority, hierarchy, and government
In an attempt to explain the stability of hierarchy, we focus on the perspective of the powerless and how a subjective sense of dependence leads them to imbue the system and its authorities withExpand
Variations in the Relationship Between Memory Confidence and Memory Accuracy: The Effects of Spontaneous Accessibility, List Length, Modality, and Complexity
Three experiments (total N = 1,058) were conducted to investigate the relationship between memory accuracy and subjective confidence using thematic lists constructed on the basis of spontaneous accessibility, that is, the frequency with which items are spontaneously generated as category members. Expand
Gender Differences in Professional Advancement: The Role of Goals, Perceptions, and Behaviors
Women are significantly underrepresented in senior-level positions within organizations. A great deal of research has provided evidence that both demand-side factors (e.g., bias and discrimination)Expand