Whatever the reason, the item in question becomes more attractive to us if we think we can’t have it.Whether it’s a potential mate, a used car, or an item on sale, once its availability is threatened we WANT it!The authors define poverty “broadly as the gap between one’s needs and the resources available to fulfill them.” That is, people in poverty are those who feel “poor,” who feel they have less than they need. demonstrated the impact of poverty on cognitive resources in two very different populations, New Jersey shopping mall-goers and Indian sugar cane farmers.The research showed that although the financial wealth differs considerably between these two populations, the “poor” in each population experienced diminished cognitive ability as a result of the cognitive burden imposed by their respective levels of poverty. presented New Jersey mall-goers with four financial scenarios about which they had to make a hypothetical decision.In their article, “Poverty Impedes Cognitive Function,” which appears in the latest issue of , University of Warwick Professor Anandi Mani and several other social scientists (2) suggest poverty, and the ever-present concerns that come with it, places an undue burden on an individual’s limited mental resources.Compared with those who are free from poverty, this burden leaves those in poverty with fewer cognitive resources with which to make choices and take action. write, the poor “are less capable not because of inherent traits, but because the very context of poverty imposes load and impedes cognitive capacity.” However, it is important to note that their explanation is not limited to the traditional populations of poverty, defined by a specific income level or ability to access basic human needs.
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The law of attraction is the belief that "like attracts like," and that by focusing on positive thoughts we can bring about positive results.
He had one of the hottest girlfriends in our high school.
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