5-Trial Adjusting Delay Discounting Task

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5-Trial Adjusting Delay Discounting Task

A brief, 5-question delay discounting task that takes under a minute to administer designed by Koffarnus, Warren, and Bickel (2014).
Duration: 1 minutes
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Last Updated
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Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit 5-Trial Adjusting Delay Discounting Task.

Koffarnus, M.N. & and Warren K. Bickel, W.K (2014). A 5-Trial Adjusting Delay Discounting Task: Accurate Discount Rates in Less Than One Minute. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 22, 222–228.

Tucker, J., Cheong, J., Chandler, S., Lambert, B., Kwok, H., & Pietrzak, B. (2016). Behavioral economic indicators of drinking problem severity and initial outcomes among problem drinkers attempting natural recovery: A cross‐sectional naturalistic study. Addiction, 111(11), 1956-1965.

Friedel, J., DeHart, W., Frye, C., Rung, J., Odum, A., & Evans, Suzette M. (2016). Discounting of Qualitatively Different Delayed Health Outcomes in Current and Never Smokers. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 24(1), 18-29.

Stein, J., Sze, S., Athamneh, Y., Koffarnus, L., Epstein, M., & Bickel, N. (2017). Think fast: Rapid assessment of the effects of episodic future thinking on delay discounting in overweight/obese participants. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 40(5), 832-838.