Temporal construal.

@article{Trope2003TemporalC,
  title={Temporal construal.},
  author={Yaacov Trope and Nira Liberman},
  journal={Psychological review},
  year={2003},
  volume={110 3},
  pages={
          403-21
        }
}
Construal level theory proposes that temporal distance changes people's responses to future events by changing the way people mentally represent those events. The greater the temporal distance, the more likely are events to be represented in terms of a few abstract features that convey the perceived essence of the events (high-level construals) rather than in terms of more concrete and incidental details of the events (low-level construals). The informational and evaluative implications of high… Expand

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