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Affluent People Less Likely to Reach out to Others in Times of Trouble?

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Affluent People Less Likely to Reach out to Others in Times of Trouble?

ScienceDaily (Aug. 30, 2012) — Crises are said to bring people closer together. But a new study from UC Berkeley suggests that while the have-nots reach out to one another in times of trouble, the wealthy are more apt to find comfort in material possessions.


While chaos drives some to seek comfort in friends and family, others
gravitate toward money and material possessions, a new study finds. (Credit:
iStockphoto/Rob Friedman)

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