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Do You Feel Intimidated?

Intimidation plays a role in our social interactions every day. Some people seem physically intimidating; others seem imposing because of their personality, intellect, wealth, or social status. Still, others may remind us of someone who spooked us in our past. Whatever the source, we rarely discuss it openly. Read about this and other essays on intimidation.
The Intimidation Factor

The Intimidation Factor

By Jennifer Latson

Encountering the physically formidable, super smart, or generally high powered.
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Are You Easily Cowed?

By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA

Subtle intimidation flies below the radar, unconsciously shifting our choices.
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Why Support a Bully?

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.

It might be scary to stand up to a bully, but the alternative can be worse.
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What Makes People Insensitive

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

A just-published study explores how extraversion relates to insensitivity.