In the Netherlands, many households need to get by on a low income. This can cause many practical problems with day-to-day needs, like doing groceries, for example, or with other expenses. But members of a low-income household may also experience an increase in cognitive load. With my research, I would like to gain an insight into the effects of poverty on everyday functioning, and this is why I focus on the impacts of financial scarcity on cognitive performance.
With my research, I would like to contribute to a better understanding of the effects of poverty on everyday functioning.