Delay and reward choice in ADHD: an experimental test of the role of delay aversion.

@article{Marco2009DelayAR,
  title={Delay and reward choice in ADHD: an experimental test of the role of delay aversion.},
  author={Rafaela Marco and Ana Miranda and Wolff Schlotz and Amanda Meli{\'a} and Aisling Mulligan and Ueli C. M{\"u}ller and P. Andreou and Louise Butler and Hanna Christiansen and Isabel Gabriels and Sheera Medad and Bjorn Albrecht and Henrik Uebel and Phillip Asherson and Tobias Banaschewski and Michael Gill and Jonna Kuntsi and Fernando Mulas and Robert D. Oades and Herbert Roeyers and Hans-Christoph Steinhausen and Aribert Rothenberger and Stephen V Faraone and Edmund Sonuga-Barke},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={367-80}
}
Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) choose smaller sooner (SS) over larger later (LL) rewards more than controls. Here we assess the contributions of impulsive drive for immediate rewards (IDIR) and delay aversion (DAv) to this pattern. We also explore the characteristics of, and the degree of familiality in, ADHD SS responders. We had 360 ADHD probands; 349 siblings and 112 controls (aged between 6 to 17 years) chose between SS (1 point after 2 s) and LL reward (2… CONTINUE READING

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