Social Discounting

  title={Social Discounting},
  author={Bryan A. Jones and Howard Rachlin},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={283 - 286}
The amount of money a person was willing to forgo in order to give $75 to another person decreased as a hyperbolic function of the perceived social distance between them. Similar hyperbolic functions have previously been shown to describe both time and probability discounting. 

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