Age differences in temporal discounting: the role of dispositional affect and anticipated emotions.

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We examined age differences in temporal discounting, the tendency to devalue delayed outcomes relative to immediate ones, with particular emphasis on the role of affective responses. A life-span sample completed an incentive-compatible temporal discounting task involving both monetary gains and losses. Covariates included demographic characteristics… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/a0023280

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