Theory and method in the quantitative analysis of ”impulsive choice” behaviour: implications for psychopharmacology

Abstract

Impulsive choice refers to the selection of small immediate gains in preference to larger delayed gains, or the selection of large delayed penalties in preference to smaller immediate penalties. Current theoretical interpretations of impulsive choice are reviewed, and a synthesis of these ideas, the ”multiplicative hyperbolic model of choice”, is presented… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/PL00005482

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