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Based on work originally proposed by the social psychologists French and Raven, there are six different asspects of power in interpersonal communication:

Ways people give up their power are by being over-polite, backing down from an argument, using a title (such as Doctor or Professor) when addressing another, allowing interruptions when speaking, and specific clothing choices can also suggest a loss of or way people give up power to others.[How to reference and link to summary or text]

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