Individual Differences in Delay Discounting: Differences are Quantitative with Gains, but Qualitative with Losses

@article{Myerson2017IndividualDI,
  title={Individual Differences in Delay Discounting: Differences are Quantitative with Gains, but Qualitative with Losses},
  author={J. Myerson and Ana A. Baumann and Leonard Green},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Decision Making},
  year={2017},
  volume={30},
  pages={359-372}
}
  • J. Myerson, Ana A. Baumann, Leonard Green
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Behavioral Decision Making
  • Research on delay discounting and inter-temporal choice has yielded significant insights into decision making. Although research has focused on delayed gains, the discounting of losses is potentially important in precisely those areas where the discounting of gains has proved informative (e.g., substance use and abuse). Participants in the current study completed both a questionnaire consisting of choices between immediate and delayed gains and an analogous questionnaire consisting of choices… CONTINUE READING

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