Poverty strains cognitive abilities, opening door for bad decision-making, new study finds – The Washington Post

“While the poor may be experiencing a scarcity of money, at some level what they may really be experiencing is a scarcity of bandwidth, of cognitive capacity,” he said. “It’s the situation that’s creating the stress.”

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