HOW DOES HOUSEHOLD INCOME AFFECT CHILD PERSONALITY TRAITS AND BEHAVIORS?
Twenty years ago, a group of researchers began tracking the personalities of 1,420 low income children in North Carolina. But then a casino was built on the reservation of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and an extra $4,000 a year per capita became every tribal citizen's share. The Washington Post describes what researchers learned from studying these families: The remarkable thing that happens to poor kids when you give their parents a little money
Randall Akee, Emilia Simeonova. E. Jane Costello, and William Copeland
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