The Influence of Emotion on Inter-Temporal Choice: Based on Evaluation Tendency Framework Theory



Emotion is an important influencing factor in inter-temporal choice. The evaluation tendency framework theory explains the impact of different specific emotions on the inter-temporal choice overriding the valence. It is also considered as the important basic theory of a specific emotional paradigm. The thesis summarizes the formulation of this theory, the connotation, the assumption of neural mechanisms, and the application of the theory in inter-temporal choice research. It is pointed out that the theory can extend its research in terms of the specificity of emotion, the influence of time perception and so on by using neurocognitive science, and further explore the influence of different specific emotions on different inter-temporal choice and their internal psychological mechanisms.


Emotion; Evaluation tendency framework theory; Inter-temporal choice

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