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New research based on experiments with college students who were primed to feel powerful suggests that, at least in some cases, power tends to shield people from outside opinions, leaving them to rely more on their own insights.

While the study is not a knock-out blow to the long-held assumption that power corrupts, it does indicate the reality is more nuanced. It also suggests President-elect Barack Obama may be shielded from the influence of advisors, researcher Joe Magee of New York University.

“Power does not corrupts.. Perhaps the fear of loss power corrupts”- This is saying in Pakistani politics.

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