Power and Regret

[Speaker] Yang, Liu:1
[Co-author] Dou, Donghui:1
1:Central University of Finance and Economics (China (People's Republic of China))

This article aimed to explore the relationship between power and regret.Based on the power effect on goal pursuit,high powerful people have a greater ability to adjust attention to achievement of goal.We hypothesize that high powerful people feel less regret when face the bad result.Participants(N=178) from the university in Beijing were recruited in the study,completed the General Power Scale and Regret Scale.The result supports our hypothesis,indicated that the relation between power and regert was significant.When compared with low powerful people,people who have high power regret less.
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