Distractions Lower Our IQs [Excerpt]
A preoccupation with scarcity diminishes IQ and self-control. Simple measures can help us counteract this cognitive tax
Adapted from Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much, by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir by arrangement with Time Books, and imprint of Henry Holt and Company, LLC (North America), and Allen Lane (UK). Copyright © 2013 by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir. All rights reserved.