Photo: Phil McCarten/Reuters This article was originally published on The Conversation. hen considering poverty, our national conversation tends to overlook systemic causes. Instead, we often blame the poor for their poverty. Commentators echo the claim that people are poor because they have bad self-control and therefore make nearsighted choices. But psychology research says the opposite might […]
About Elliot Berkman
Elliot Berkman is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. The central aim of his research is to understand how behavioral, motivational, and neural systems work together to help us pursue our goals.