Subjects under the influence of power, he found in studies spanning two decades, acted as if they had suffered a traumatic brain injury—becoming more impulsive, less risk-aware, and, crucially, less adept at seeing things from other people’s point of view.
I never wanted to be an Uber driver, but now I really don’t want to be an Uber driver.
Study shows mouse depression can be eased with yogurt
Been thinking about this a lot
Certainly the present day online environment is not conducive to sustained attention, but it’s a hard trick at the best of times (see: concept of monkey mind). Going offline helps! But the attention muscle must also be exercised.