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The economics of cognitive effort.
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PMID:  24304803     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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If cognitive effort indexes opportunity costs, it should be investigated like other cost factors including risk and delay. We discuss recent methodological advances in behavioral economics and neuroeconomics, highlighting our own work in measuring the subjective (economic) value of cognitive effort. We discuss the implications of Kurzban et al.'s proposal and how some of its predictions may be untestable without behavioral economic formalisms.
Authors:
John Andrew Westbrook; Todd S Braver
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Behavioral and brain sciences     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1469-1825     ISO Abbreviation:  Behav Brain Sci     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-12-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7808666     Medline TA:  Behav Brain Sci     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  704-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Psychology Department, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899. jawestbrook@wustl.edu http://ccpweb.wustl.edu/westbrook.html tbraver@artsci.wustl.edu http://ccpweb.wustl.edu/braver.html.
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