EXPERT POWER By N., Sam M.S. - 17 The capacity to influence others deriving from the assumption that the influencer has superior skills. See power. EXPERT POWER: "Expert power is the ability to influence due to superior skill possession." Related Psychology Terms Hitler and Conformity Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams ADOLESCENCE (Theories) DEMONOLOGY ANTISOCIAL REACTION Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ACHIEVEMENT TESTS GIFTED CHILDREN SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXPERT POWER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/expert-power/ (accessed October 3, 2022).