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Tag: Intertemporal Choice

Thinking about others and the future: Neural correlates of perspective taking relate to preferences for delayed rewards

Published in:┬áCognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, Volume 18, Issue 1, 35-42 Abstract “We infer the thoughts and feelings of others by taking their perspectives. Similar processes could be used to understand how we will be affected by future events, by allowing us to take the perspective of our future self. In this paper, we test this idea using a previously presented framework for guiding predictions. The framework proposes that a shared neural mechanism is involved in controlling egocentric bias, both while shifting our perspective away from self and towards others, and while shifting our perspective from immediate to future perspectives.… Read More