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Ian Robertson: The Winner Effect

Ian Robertson is Professor of Psychology at Trinity College, Dublin.

He argues that success and being a winner has an effect on us that is "as strong as any drug" - and so does that mean there is a neurological explanation to the old idea that power corrupts?

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