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Picoeconomics

the strategic interaction of successive motivational states within the person

by George Ainslie

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motivation (Psychology),
  • Choice (Psychology),
  • Reward (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [386]-425) and indexes.

    StatementGeorge Ainslie.
    SeriesStudies in rationality and social change
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF503 .A46 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 440 p. :
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1545291M
    ISBN 100521260930
    LC Control Number91024450


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Book Description Ainslie argues that our responses to the threat of our own inconsistency determine the basic fabric of human culture.

He suggests that individuals are more like populations of bargaining agents than like the hierarchal command structures envisaged by cognitive psychologists/5(10). Midbrain Mutiny: The Picoeconomics and Neuroeconomics of Disordered Gambling. The book is a case study application of the methodological theses presented by one of the authors in a previous book.

The case study concern disordered gambling and the methodological approach is based upon a revisited version of the rationality usually considered in : Riccardo Boero.

This research was first described in Howard Rachlin's book, Introduction to Modern Behaviorism (San Francisco, Freeman, ). It was reported in detail in Ainslie's Impulse Control in Pigeons (Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior). Picoeconomics (micro-micro-economics) explores the implications of an experimental discovery: that people (often) and lower animals (always) discount the prospect of future rewards in a curve that is more deeply bowed than a "rational," exponential curve.

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Books shelved as neuroeconomics: Neuroeconomics: Decision Making and the Brain by Paul W. Glimcher, Decisions, Uncertainty, and the Brain: The Science of. Intertemporal bargaining predicts moral behavior in anonymous, one-shot economic games by George Ainslie.

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7 /5(9). This book has fundamentally impacted the way I think about decision making. There is no dearth of theories dealing with flaws and characteristics of decision making. From Prospect theory to expected utility, everyone talks about rational decision making /5(7).

Picoeconomics | Originally published inthis book examines an elementary human paradox: that we are endangered by our own wishes; or, as Oscar Wilde put it, 'When the gods want to punish us they answer our prayers.' Even though this observation is ancient and confirmed by wide experience, none of the disciplines that deal with decision making explain it.

The book describes addiction in neuroeconomic terms as chronic disruption of the balance between the midbrain dopamine system and the prefrontal and frontal serotonergic system, and reviews recent evidence from trials testing the effectiveness of antiaddiction drugs.4/5.

Neurology/Neurosurgery Comments Off on Midbrain Mutiny: The Picoeconomics and Neuroeconomics of Disordered Gambling: Economic Theory and Cognitive Science (Bradford B Jan 31 An analysis of how economic theories can be used to understand disordered and pathological gambling that calls on empirical evidence about behavior and the brain and.

--Picoeconomics, p. Home Breakdown of Will. Ainslie Articles. About George Ainslie: George Ainslie is a research psychiatrist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Coatesville, PA, and Professor, School of Economics, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

After graduation from Yale College and Harvard Medical School, he began working. Midbrain Mutiny examines different economic models of disordered gambling, using the frameworks of neuroeconomics (which analyzes decision making in the brain) and picoeconomics (which analyzes patterns of consumption behavior), and drawing on empirical evidence about behavior and the brain.

The book describes addiction in neuroeconomic terms. I wrote Breakdown of Will in response to Cambridge editor Terry Moore’s suggestion that I summarize Picoeconomics. This book is simpler and, I think, clearer. I have also added a great deal, both of research and the-ory, that I have discovered since Picoeconomics was published in.

Midbrain Mutiny examines different economic models of disordered gambling, using the frameworks of neuroeconomics (which analyzes decision making in the brain) and picoeconomics (which analyzes patterns of consumption behavior), and drawing on empirical evidence about behavior and the book describes addiction in neuroeconomic terms.

Ainslie's book, Picoeconomics, essentially kick-started both the behavioral revolution that is presently happening in economics as well as my own research into procrastination. When I. George Ainslie is the author of Breakdown of Will ( avg rating, ratings, 10 reviews, published ), Picoeconomics ( avg rating, 10 ratings, /5.

Picoeconomics by George Ainslie,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). The Paperback of the Midbrain Mutiny: The Picoeconomics and Neuroeconomics of Disordered Gambling: Economic Theory and Cognitive Science by Don Ross, Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

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[REVIEW] G. Kavka - - Economics and Philosophy 10 (2)Author: George Ainslie. Nanoeconomics with its principles, methods and models summarized below and currently in development, on the contrary takes a highly non-trivial and ontic/onticological line of attack on the two root causes (substantive problems) as follows, which are furthermore highly likely to turn out to be dual (as currently conjectured): one is the.

The stuff by Ainslie I read (I didn't spring for any of his dead-tree books) didn't offer any specific pointers for increasing your willpower 2, but it's pretty easy to read between the lines and figure out what applied picoeconomics ought to look like.

In the interest of testing a scientific theory, not to mention the ongoing effort to take. Abstract. Just as I argued earlier that the distinction between extensional behavioral science and intentional behaviorism was one of complements rather than rivals, so I would now like to suggest that the distinction between teleological behaviorism and picoeconomics lies in the various functions they fulfill rather than in their competing for the same explanatory ground.

Ainslie's book, Picoeconomics, essentially kick started both the behavioral revolution that is presently happening in economics as well as my own research into procrastination.

When I. In his book Picoeconomics () he attempted to account for these ideas, and also facts about addiction that he was concerned with from his clinical work at the Veteran Administration Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania (where he rose to become chief psychiatrist), by supposing that different parts or aspects of the personality are in conflict with one : 19 September (age 75).

Akrasia is the tendency to act against your own long-term interests, and is a problem doubtless only too familiar to us all. In his book "Breakdown of Will", psychologist George C Ainslie sets out a theory of how akrasia arises and why we do the things we do to fight extraordinary proposal takes insights given us by economics into how conflict is resolved and extends them.

Originally published inthis book examines an elementary human paradox: that we are endangered by our own wishes. Ainslie examines the basic tendency for humans to form temporary preferences for the poorer but earlier of two.

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Ainslie’s model explains the complex ambivalence experienced and reported by addicts. However, this ambivalence is also experienced, with. The books appearing below were written or edited by members of the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics at UKZN (or by members of the disciplines falling within that school at earlier times in the history of UKZN, the University of Durban-Westville or the University of Natal).

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