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Measuring Delay Discounting in Humans Using an Adjusting Amount Task

DOI :

10.3791/53584-v

January 9th, 2016

January 9th, 2016

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1Department of Psychology, Utah State University

Delay discounting refers to a decline in the value of a reward when it is delayed relative to when it is immediately available. We outline a computer-based delay discounting task that is easy to implement and allows for the quantification of the degree of delay discounting in human participants.

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