David Wolk

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David Wolk

Associate Professor of Neurology in the Cognitive Neurology Division
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Publications

January 2019
Given the choice between a smaller immediate payout or a larger future payout, people generally prefer rewards sooner rather than later, a tendency called temporal discounting.
January 2019
Given the choice between a smaller immediate payout or a larger future payout, people generally prefer rewards sooner rather than later, a tendency called temporal discounting.
June 2018
As older Americans tap into their retirement funds, they often face a choice between receiving a smaller, immediate payout and a larger, future payout. How does memory affect these “intertemporal” choices?