Posing for Power: “Fake it ‘til you become it.”–Dr. Amy Cuddy

Last year, the Stanford GIN group read and discussed (Carney, Cuddy, & Yap), which showed that holding a ‘powerful pose’ for only 2 minutes can increase your risk tolerance and testosterone, while also decreasing the stress hormone, corticosterol.  This is awesome news you can use—stand tall, expand your body and you will increase your power.  Learn more at Dr. Cuddy’s awesome TED talk

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One Response to Posing for Power: “Fake it ‘til you become it.”–Dr. Amy Cuddy

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