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Foresight has to pay off in the present moment1

  • George Ainslie (a1)


Foresight requires not only scenarios constructed from memories, but also adequate incentive to let these scenarios compete with current rewards. This incentive probably comes from the efficacy of the scenarios in occasioning present emotions, which depends not on their accuracy per se but on their uniqueness as compared with other possible occasions for emotion.



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Foresight has to pay off in the present moment1

  • George Ainslie (a1)


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