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Americans Are Terrible at Estimating Income Inequality


Boosting Self-Worth Can Counteract Cognitive Effects of Poverty

For people in poverty, remembering better times — such as past success — improves cognitive functioning and increases their willingness to seek help from crucial aid services. ... More>


Income Inequality Is Rising, But Maybe Not as Fast as You Think

Americans’ perceptions of income inequality are largely over-inflated when compared with actual census data, according to new research. ... More>


The Poor and the Heartless

Last year, the top 10 percent of American earners took home more than half of the country’s total income. The top 1 percent took home a fifth. That’s the greatest […]... More>