How Poverty Taxes the Brain

Posted by chetan on August 30, 2013 in news

Researchers publishing some groundbreaking findings today in the journal Science have concluded that poverty imposes such a massive cognitive load on the poor that they have little bandwidth left over to do many of the things that might lift them out of poverty – like go to night school, or search for a new job, or even remember to pay bills on time.

via How Poverty Taxes the Brain – Emily Badger – The Atlantic Cities.