Scaling the cost of government programs using a cost-per-person price tag improves comprehension by the general public

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Government policies often are presented with hefty price tags, but people often zone out as more zeros are added to the total cost. A new study from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that rescaling the cost of programs can increase a person’s understanding of funding choices, which may improve how people participate … Read more