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Power Cheating

Why Leaders Cheat: 4 Reasons (And 1 Solution)

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Science
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D.

General Petraeus is the latest addition to a long list of adulterous leaders: John Edwards, Tim Mahoney, Paul Wolfowitz, Randall Tobias and of course Bill Clinton, to name but a few. What explains the relationship between power and infidelity? There are four main reasons.