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Title:
Using foresight to prioritise the present
Authors:
Bulley, A., Pepper, G. V., Suddendorf, T.
Journal:
Behavioral and Brain Sciences (2017)

Planning for the future may encourage apparently “impulsive” behaviour when the future is anticipated to be bleak. Thus, a seeming failure of self-control in reactive violence could be caused not by a disinclination to plan ahead, but by virtue of this ability. Furthermore, we point to empirical and theoretical shortcomings in the authors' case, such as a failure to distinguish proximate and ultimate explanations.

This paper is a commentary in Behavioral and Brain Sciences on the CLASH model of aggression and violence:

Commentary available online:

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Created: Thursday, 18th May 2017 by uqpjack1
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