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Hall et al., 2014: Affirming personal successes improved executive scores and increased acceptance of information about public benefit programs among clients at a soup kitchen

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Hall, C. C., Zhao, J., & Shafir, E. (2014). Self-affirmation among the poor: Cognitive and behavioral implications. Psychological Science, 25(2), 619-625.
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Clients at a soup kitchen scored higher on IQ and cognitive-control tasks and were more likely to accept information about public benefit programs if they first described a personal success.

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Walton & Wilson, 2018