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It's contagious and hard to avoid. Here are a couple more. And so I want to say to you, don't fake it till you make it. And I woke up in a head injury rehab ward, and I had been withdrawn from college, and I learned that my IQ had dropped by two standard deviations, which was very traumatic. So while the changes in hormone levels Cuddy thought she'd discovered apparently weren't real, that may not absolutely mean that power posing is useless. So a handshake, or the lack of a handshake, can have us talking for weeks and weeks and weeks. And the night before my first-year talk, and the first-year talk at Princeton is a minute talk to 20 people. And late last night, Dana Carney, one of Cuddy's co-authors on the original paper, published a document disavowing that research. But don't use alpha cowboy moves, like sitting with legs apart and your arm draped over the back of the chair next to you. I believe this allows you not just to be stronger, but also to be more open and trusting. The testosterone increase might have been caused by a different aspect of the experiment--people were given the opportunity to gamble and some of them won, which also increases testosterone. Several subsequent studies following rigorous protocols were unable to reproduce the effect Cuddy and her co-authors found. You won't find scientific evidence that your power tie changes your hormone levels, but one thing we do know about the human brain is that what you believe will work probably will. So obviously when we think about nonverbal behavior, or body language — but we call it nonverbals as social scientists — it's language, so we think about communication. Sometimes we spread out. We don't mirror them. Obama has become pretty good nonverbally on both dimensions, although I think his ability to convey warmth has gotten much better as he's become more relaxed. They also tend to be able to think more abstractly. They actually feel they're going to win even at games of chance. And when I say minds, in the case of the powerful, what am I talking about? Cuddy's big discovery that is now in question is that body language can have a powerful confidence-boosting effect on someone who's deliberately using it. So I want you to pay attention to what you're doing right now. That's the whole experiment. So I think it's more interesting, especially when watching leaders, to look for warmth and trustworthiness nonverbals. She shows that people who are born with sight and people who are congenitally blind do this when they win at a physical competition. You want the person who's powerful and assertive and dominant, but not very stress reactive, the person who's laid back. So this is what we find.
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