Daily Archives: January 9, 2014

How Poverty Burdens the Brain, Part 2

January is Poverty Awareness Month Part 2 (Link to Part One) The poor often behave in less capable ways, which can further perpetuate poverty. THEORY: Poverty reduces cognitive capacity because poverty-related concerns consume mental resources, leaving less for other tasks. … Continue reading

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