Reference Work Entry

Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology

pp 1305-1305

Temporal Myopia

  • Darren R. ChristensenAffiliated withSection Behavioural Pharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College LondonCenter for Addiction Research, Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • , Warren K. BickelAffiliated withSection Behavioural Pharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College LondonCenter 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

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