How does the Gender of an Authority Figure Affect Self Esteem?

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How does the Gender of an Authority Figure Affect Self Esteem?
Introduction
We live in a society in which leaders are necessary for helping to construct and focus the goals of any particular group of individuals. While the need for leaders to emerge within our society is obvious, as a culture we often find some leadership styles more effective and enjoyable than others. This is in large part based on how different kinds of leaders make us feel in any given situation; it seems like that the most effective leaders would want to increase participants’ effectiveness and interest in the task at hand as well as a positive interaction between the authority figure and participants over the long run. Thus it seems like common sense that authority...
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