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Does Being Rich Make You Lazy?

A lot of research has been done into the effects of poverty on the brain. So what does wealth do to it?

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The Wealth Gap Between Rich And Poor Is The Widest Ever Recorded
http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2014/12/18/3605137/us-wealth-gap-at-its-widest-in-decades/
“On average, today’s upper-income families are almost seven times wealthier than middle-income ones, compared to 3.4 times wealthier in 1984. “

How Wealth Reduces Compassion
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-wealth-reduces-compassion/
“In one study, Piff and his colleagues discreetly observed the behavior of drivers at a busy four-way intersection. They found that luxury car drivers were more likely to cut off other motorists instead of waiting for their turn at the intersection.”

The Problem with Rich Kids
http://bigthink.com/praxis/the-problem-with-rich-kids
“ A few months ago, a viral YouTube video showed that the top 1 percent of Americans now control 40 percent of the nation’s wealth. Earlier this year, a study suggested a link between wealth and longevity: the more money you have, the more years you’re likely to enjoy on earth.”
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