Power Posing

  title={Power Posing},
  author={Dana Rose Carney and Amy J. C. Cuddy and Andy J. Yap},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={1363 - 1368}
Humans and other animals express power through open, expansive postures, and they express powerlessness through closed, contractive postures. But can these postures actually cause power? The results of this study confirmed our prediction that posing in high-power nonverbal displays (as opposed to low-power nonverbal displays) would cause neuroendocrine and behavioral changes for both male and female participants: High-power posers experienced elevations in testosterone, decreases in cortisol… 

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