Andrea M Begotka

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The degree to which real and hypothetical rewards were discounted across delays ranging from 6 hr to 1 year was explored in a within-subjects design. An adjusting-amounts procedure was used to estimate the subjective value of real and hypothetical rewards at each delay. A hyperbolic discounting function provided a significantly better fit to individual(More)
Prior studies comparing discounting of delayed hypothetical or potentially real rewards have reported no differences, but they used within-subjects designs. This raises the possibility that participants remembered their choices in one condition and repeated them in the other. In Experiment 1, between-subjects comparisons were made with an adjusting-amount(More)
In this study 436 adults, who reported being diagnosed with trichotillomania (TTM), completed an anonymous survey examining the relationship between experiential avoidance (i.e., escape from or avoidance of unwanted thoughts or emotions) and TTM severity. Results showed a significant positive correlation between measures of experiential avoidance and TTM(More)
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