The powerful want to , the powerless have to : Perceived constraint moderates causal attributions

@inproceedings{Overbeck2006ThePW,
  title={The powerful want to , the powerless have to : Perceived constraint moderates causal attributions},
  author={Jennifer R. Overbeck and Larissa Z. Tiedens and Sebastien Brion},
  year={2006}
}
It is popularly believed that powerful people enjoy a nearly-absolute lack of constraints, and that powerless people suffer under overwhelming constraints; in fact, such differences largely define the social categories of ‘powerful person’ and ‘powerless person.’ This association of power-related social categories and constraint constitutes a stereotype… CONTINUE READING