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Poverty Impedes Cognitive Function
Burden of Poverty Lacking money or time can lead one to make poorer decisions, possibly because poverty imposes a cognitive load that saps attention and reduces effort. Mani et al. (p. 976; see theExpand
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Attention Is Spontaneously Biased Toward Regularities
Knowledge about regularities in the environment can be used to facilitate perception, memory, and language acquisition. Given this usefulness, we hypothesized that statistically structured sources ofExpand
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Self-Affirmation Among the Poor
The poor are universally stigmatized. The stigma of poverty includes being perceived as incompetent and feeling shunned and disrespected. It can lead to cognitive distancing, diminish cognitiveExpand
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On the provenance of judgments of conditional probability
In standard treatments of probability, Pr(A|B) is defined as the ratio of Pr(A intersectionB) to Pr(B), provided that Pr(B)>0. This account of conditional probability suggests a psychologicalExpand
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Mutual Interference Between Statistical Summary Perception and Statistical Learning
The visual system is an efficient statistician, extracting statistical summaries over sets of objects (statistical summary perception) and statistical regularities among individual objectsExpand
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Updating beliefs in light of uncertain evidence: Descriptive assessment of Jeffrey's rule
Jeffrey (1983) proposed a generalisation of conditioning as a means of updating probability distributions when new evidence drives no event to certainty. His rule requires the stability of certainExpand
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Nudging for responsible carsharing: using behavioral economics to change transportation behavior
Principles of behavioral economics have been used to change human behavior effectively in a variety of disciplines. For the field of transportation, however, there have only been a few cases whereExpand
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Prior Knowledge of Object Associations Shapes Attentional Templates and Information Acquisition
Studies on attentional selection typically use unpredictable and meaningless stimuli, such as simple shapes and oriented lines. The assumption is that using these stimuli minimizes effects due toExpand
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Category-based updating
Given a prior distribution over a finite outcome space, how is the distribution updated when one outcome is excluded (i.e., assigned probability 0)? We describe two experiments in which estimatedExpand
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Anandi Mani Poverty Impedes Cognitive Function
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