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Early Poverty Disrupts Link Between Hunger and Eating

A series of studies indicate that how much you eat when you’re not really hungry may depend on how well off your family was when you were a child. ... More>


Sometimes ‘poor little rich kids’ really are poor little rich kids


Older Adults Are Bigger Risk Takers in High-Poverty Countries

Data from 77 countries suggest that people’s propensity to take physical, social, legal, or financial risks decreases as they age, but not in countries with high levels of economic hardship. ... More>


Poverty’s Role in Intellectual Development


Poverty Dampens Genetic Influence on IQ, in the US

A new meta-analysis indicates that the influence of genes on intelligence varies according to people’s social class in the US, but not in Western Europe or Australia. ... More>