Powerful People Think They Have More Control Over Time (And They Might Be Right)

November 5, 2014 6:09 PM

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Powerful People Think They Have More Control Over Time (And They Might Be Right)

We live in a culture of constant busyness. But despite jam-packed schedules, some of the most in-demand people -- high-powered CEOs, celebrities and leaders -- may be immune to the debilitating feeling of time famine that the rest of us struggle with, according to a new study.

The researchers conducted five studies with 557 participants total to examine how power increases perception of available time. In one study, researchers asked 102 students to imagine themselves in a job interview, with one group being told that they were the interviewer (i.e. the boss), and one gro...

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