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Social power increases implicit prejudice
The effects of power on implicit and explicit attitudes towards racial groups were examined. In Study 1, participants who had power showed a stronger facilitation of positive words after exposure toExpand
The Effects of Social Power on Goal Content and Goal Striving: A Situated Perspective
In this article, we integrate recent findings on the ways power affects goal pursuit. We review literature suggesting that power has two unique effects on goal pursuit: it affects the goalsExpand
Attitudes towards redistribution and the interplay between perceptions and beliefs about inequality.
Although economic inequality has increased over the last few decades, support for redistributive policies is not widely accepted by the public. In this paper, we examine whether attitudes towardsExpand
Illegitimacy improves goal pursuit in powerless individuals
The effects of power legitimacy on self-regulation during goal pursuit were examined. Study 1 focused on goal-setting and goal-striving. Specifically, it examined how much time legitimate andExpand
The Vicious Cycle of Economic Inequality: The Role of Ideology in Shaping the Relationship Between “What Is” and “What Ought to Be” in 41 Countries
People’s desired levels of inequality are informed by the levels of inequality they perceive to exist. Perceived economic inequality is used as a reference point in determining people’s ideal levelExpand
Economic inequality enhances inferences that the normative climate is individualistic and competitive
In addition to the negative effects of economic inequality on a range of health and social outcomes, we propose that inequality should also affect how people perceive the broader normative climate inExpand
Economic and social distance: Perceived income inequality negatively predicts an interdependent self‐construal
Previous research has shown that economic inequality influences how people are related with others. In this article, we suggest that perceived economic inequality influences self-construal.Expand
Controlling others and controlling oneself: Social power and emotion suppression
Abstract Power is associated with living in reward-rich environments and causes behavioural disinhibition (Keltner, Grumfeld & Anderson, 2003). Powerful people also have greater freedom of emotionalExpand
Perceptions of Economic Inequality and Support for Redistribution: The role of Existential and Utopian Standards
Perceived greater economic inequality is supposedly associated with higher demand for redistribution. However, the findings in the literature are mixed in this regard, with some researchers providingExpand
High Economic Inequality Makes Us Feel Less Wealthy
Given that people evaluate their own income and that of their group by comparing it with that of others, economic inequality (i.e., the gap between the poor and the wealthy) may affect how peopleExpand