The Scarcity Trap: Why We Keep Digging When We're Stuck In A Hole

Scarcity can make it difficult for us to focus on anything other than the problem right in front of us.

Have you ever noticed that when something important is missing in your life, your brain can only seem to focus on that missing thing?Two researchers have dubbed this phenomenon scarcity.

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(via NPR)

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