Is resolve mainly about resisting hyperbolic discounting?

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dc.contributor.author Ross, Don
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-07T13:29:45Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-07T13:29:45Z
dc.date.issued 2021-04-26
dc.identifier.citation Ross D. (2021) 'Is resolve mainly about resisting hyperbolic discounting?', Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, e52. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X20000837 en
dc.identifier.volume 44 en
dc.identifier.issn 1469-1825
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/11257
dc.identifier.doi 10.1017/S0140525X20000837 en
dc.description.abstract Ainslie insightfully refines the concept of willpower by emphasizing low-effort applications of resolve. However, he gives undue weight to intertemporal discounting as the problem that willpower is needed to overcome. Nonhumans typically don't encounter choices that differ only in the time of consumption. Humans learn to transform uncertainty into problems they can solve using culturally evolved mechanisms for quantifying risk. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Cambridge University Press en
dc.rights © The Author(s), 2021. Published by Cambridge University Press en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ en
dc.subject Consumption en
dc.subject Rewards en
dc.subject Markets en
dc.subject Willpower en
dc.title Is resolve mainly about resisting hyperbolic discounting? en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Don Ross, School Of Sociology & Philosophy, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: don.ross@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2021-05-07T13:25:30Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.internal.pmid 33899706
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Behavioral and Brain Sciences en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress don.ross@ucc.ie en
dc.identifier.articleid e52 en


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