Reference Work Entry

Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology

pp 1305-1305

Temporal Myopia

  • Darren R. ChristensenAffiliated withCenter for Addiction Research, Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • , Warren K. BickelAffiliated withCenter for Addiction Research, Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Definition

Temporal myopia is the inability to consider the long-term outcomes of an action when making a choice.

Cross-References

Behavioral Economics

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