There’s a lot of talk about poverty in the United States – but
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DAVIS, Calif. — Emerging poverty researchers from across the
country presented findings from their Center for Poverty Research
Small Grants-funded studies at the 2011-2012 Small Grants
Recipients Conference on Friday, April 26, 2013.
Transitions into and out of poverty often happen after major
events such as marriage, divorce, or changes in income. They are
also associated with economic factors, such as unemployment rates
Dr. Guyer’s research focuses on the behavioral and neural
mechanisms that may underlie the way that adolescents think and
feel. One overarching question throughout her research is how
does attentional focus modulate the brain circuitry involved in