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Do Scarcity-Related Cues Affect the Sustained Attentional Performance of the Poor and the Rich Differently?use asterix (*) to get italics
Peter Szecsi, Miklos Bognar, Barnabas SzasziPlease use the format "First name initials family name" as in "Marie S. Curie, Niels H. D. Bohr, Albert Einstein, John R. R. Tolkien, Donna T. Strickland"
<p>Cues related to financial scarcity are commonly present in the daily environment shaping people’s mental lives. However, the results are mixed on whether such scarcity-related cues disproportionately deteriorate the cognitive performance of poorer and richer individuals. In this Registered Report, we will conduct a large-scale experimental study in a diverse sample to reveal the extent absolute scarcity (poverty) and relative scarcity (abundance) related cues affect the sustained attentional performance of the poor in online contexts, and to investigate when and for whom such detrimental effects appear. We will make three contributions beyond the current state of the literature. First, we will test our hypothesis in a well-powered experimental study involving at least 3,000 participants. Second, we will assess the generalisability of the effect by exploring in which populations, and for what type of scarcity-related cues it arises. Third, we will employ an experimental design that goes beyond the prevalently used design.</p>
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poverty, cognition, policy, alleviation
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Social sciences
Rebecca Hamilton [] suggested: R. Shaheen Hosany , Rebecca Hamilton [] suggested: Caroline Roux, Christian Elbaek [] suggested: I have already provided an extensive friendly review of this paper, so I don't think I am suitable as reviewer for this RR at the moment. Another suitable reviewer for this article could be Prof. Caroline Roux, who specialises in scarcity as well. Her-email is, Caroline Roux [] suggested: Christian Truelsen Elbæk , Caroline Roux [] suggested: Marta Caserotti , Caroline Roux [] suggested: Christopher Cannon, Christopher Cannon [] suggested:, Ernst-Jan de Bruijn suggested: Leon Hilbert - No need for them to be recommenders of PCI Registered Reports. Please do not suggest reviewers for whom there might be a conflict of interest. Reviewers are not allowed to review preprints written by close colleagues (with whom they have published in the last four years, with whom they have received joint funding in the last four years, or with whom they are currently writing a manuscript, or submitting a grant proposal), or by family members, friends, or anyone for whom bias might affect the nature of the review - see the code of conduct
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2024-01-18 14:29:03
Matti Vuorre
Leon Hilbert, Ernst-Jan de Bruijn