Discounting of Delayed and Probabilistic Rewards in Gambling and Non-Gambling College Students.
Newquist, Matthew H.
Smits, Rochelle R.
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Individuals make decisions that involve delayed and/or uncertain outcomes on a daily basis. Previous research has found that instituting a delay to receiving a reward systematically decreases the subjective value of that reward. This current study seeks to determine the degree of discounting of losses of problem-gambling college students compared to matched controls.
Delay of gratification
Compulsive gambling--Psychological aspects