From Neuroeconomics to Genetics: The Intertemporal Choices Case as an Example

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrom DNA to Social Cognition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9780470543962
StatePublished - 25 Aug 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Decision makers, and immediate gains - optimism about outcomes, affecting time preferences for gains and losses, low optimism reducing discount rates
  • Neuroeconomics and intertemporal choices - motive forces, ignored in standard framework of economic theory
  • Neuroeconomics to genetics, intertemporal choices case - integrating psychology, neuroscience and economics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience

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