I can't wait: Methods for measuring and moderating individual differences in impulsive choice

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dc.contributor.author Peterson, J. R.
dc.contributor.author Hill, C. C.
dc.contributor.author Marshall, A. T.
dc.contributor.author Stuebing, S. L.
dc.contributor.author Kirkpatrick, Kimberly
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-06T15:16:27Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-06T15:16:27Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/32476
dc.description Citation: Peterson, J. R., Hill, C. C., Marshall, A. T., Stuebing, S. L., & Kirkpatrick, K. (2015). I can't wait: Methods for measuring and moderating individual differences in impulsive choice. Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization, 13(1), 89-99. doi:10.1515/jafio-2015-0024
dc.description Impulsive choice behavior occurs when individuals make choices without regard for future consequences. This behavior is often maladaptive and is a common symptom in many disorders, including drug abuse, compulsive gambling, and obesity. Several proposed mechanisms may influence impulsive choice behavior. These mechanisms provide a variety of pathways that may provide the basis for individual differences that are often evident when measuring choice behavior. This review provides an overview of these different pathways to impulsive choice, and the behavioral intervention strategies being developed to moderate impulsive choice. Because of the compelling link between impulsive choice behavior and the near-epidemic pervasiveness of obesity in the United States, we focus on the relationship between impulsive choice behavior and obesity as a test case for application of the multiple pathways approach. Choosing immediate gratification over healthier long term food choices is a contributing factor to the obesity crisis. Behavioral interventions can lead to more self-controlled choices in a rat pre-clinical model, suggesting a possible gateway for translation to human populations. Designing and implementing effective impulsive choice interventions is crucial to improving the overall health and well-being of impulsive individuals. © by De Gruyter 2015.
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1515/jafio-2015-0024
dc.rights.uri http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/issn/1542-0485/
dc.subject Impulsive Choice
dc.subject Individual Differences
dc.subject Intervention
dc.subject Rat
dc.title I can't wait: Methods for measuring and moderating individual differences in impulsive choice
dc.type Article
dc.date.published 2015
dc.citation.doi 10.1515/jafio-2015-0024
dc.citation.epage 99
dc.citation.issn 1542-0485
dc.citation.issue 1
dc.citation.jtitle Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization
dc.citation.spage 89
dc.citation.volume 13
dc.description.embargo Embargo 11/19/2016
dc.contributor.authoreid kirkpatr


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