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Study Finds Most Would Become Supervillians If Given Powers 419 419

It probably comes as no surprise, but researchers have found that most of us would gladly put on a mask and fight do-gooders if given super powers. From the article: "But power also acts like strong cologne that affects both the wearer and those within smelling distance, Galinsky noted. The person gains an enhanced sense of their importance, and other people may regard them with greater respect as well as extend leniency toward their actions. That combination makes for an easy slide into corruption."

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Study Finds Most Would Become Supervillians If Given Powers

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I'm still waiting for the advent of the computer science groupie.

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