Research on Capitol Hill
 

Presenter and Co-Presenter(s)

Isabella Stuart, Utah State UniversityFollow

College

Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department

Psychology Department

Faculty Mentor

Amy Odum

Abstract

  • Impulsivity is defined as choosing a smaller-sooner choice over a more rational larger-later choice.
  • Most delay discounting studies only investigate magnitude differences in the same reward.
  • Cross-commodity discounting consists of providing the opportunity for subjects to choose between a low quality reward that is available almost immediately and a higher quality reward that is available at a time delay. We will model this in an animal model with rats who have a choice between a relatively small amount of alcohol immediately and a relatively large amount of food at a delay.

Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

2018

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Psychology Commons

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