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Delay Discounting MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Delay Discounting
Tree Number(s)
F02.463.785.373.346.700
Unique ID
D065786
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065786
Scope Note
The tendency to devalue an outcome as a function of its temporal delay or probability of achievement. It can be evaluated in a psychological paradigm that involves the choice between receiving a smaller immediate reward or a larger delayed reward, and may be used to provide a measure of impulsive behavior.
Entry Term(s)
Deferred Gratification
Delayed Gratification
Intertemporal Decision Making
Intertemporal Decision-Making
Intertemporal Preferences
Temporal Discounting
See Also
Impulsive Behavior
Reward
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2016/02/26
Delay Discounting Preferred
Delayed Gratification Related
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