Time Preference, Executive Functions, and Ego-Depletion: An Exploratory Study

  title={Time Preference, Executive Functions, and Ego-Depletion: An Exploratory Study},
  author={Ya'akov M. Bayer and Yamima Osher},
  journal={Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics},
  • Y. Bayer, Y. Osher
  • Published 1 September 2018
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics
The present research investigates the ways in which the time preferences of young adults are influenced by the level of their executive cognitive abilities and by situational changes in these abilities. Within the framework of this study, young adults were asked to respond to a questionnaire dealing with their time preferences in light of changing amounts and delay durations. Some were asked to do a Stroop task beforehand, whereas others performed a similar but simpler task. This research… 

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