Political chemistry

Allman, William F.
November 1992
U.S. News & World Report;11/2/92, Vol. 113 Issue 17, p62
Investigates research into the connection between good leadership and a person's biology. Biologist Robert Sapolsky (Stanford University) suggests that the most effective leaders tend to be mellow and highly controlled, deriving their power from forging alliances rather than from vanquishing their foes, `just like Ronald Reagan.' Actual brain chemistry of the leaders themselves; Biochemical reaction to rising status. INSET: Leadership quiz: #1.;Leadership quiz: #2..


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