Table 1. Characteristics of the traps.

Characteristic Poverty Trap Rigidity Trap
Heterogeneity of entitities High Low
Network connections Low High
Capacity to focus Low High
Capacity to explore High Low
Average stress Low High
Capacity to dissipate stress High Low
Analog in animal physiology Out of shape Hypertense
Analog in simulated annealing High temperature Low temperature
Analog in spin-glass Underconnected Frozen by low thresholds