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January 29, 2015

In the Bully Pulpit: 'It's the Right Thing to Do.'

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Strangely, given the importance of public opinion to successful governing, there has been little work done on the impact of how leaders frame and justify their decisions. Two psychological scientists at Berkeley's Haas School of Business are trying to change that.

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