- You focus on the forest when you're in charge of the trees: power priming and abstract information processingPamela K Smith
Social Psychology Program, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
J Pers Soc Psychol 90:578-96. 2006..Experiment 7 revealed that in line with past neuropsychological research on abstract thinking, priming high power also led to greater relative right-hemispheric activation...
- Affective habituation: subliminal exposure to extreme stimuli decreases their extremityAp Dijksterhuis
Social Psychology Program, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Emotion 2:203-14. 2002..In Experiments 3 and 4, subliminal exposure to extreme positive and negative words made the words "behave" as words that are only moderately positive or negative. Several implications are discussed...
- Lacking power impairs executive functionsPamela K Smith
Department of Social Psychology, Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Psychol Sci 19:441-7. 2008..The current research implies that the cognitive alterations arising from powerlessness may help foster stable social hierarchies and that empowering employees may reduce costly organizational errors...