Future Pundit on Short Term and Long Term Gratification
Future Pundit is a blog which covers “Future technological trends and their likely effects on human society, politics and evolution”.
Future Pundit has a recent posting entitled Brain Battles Between Short Term Emotions And Long Term Logic.
The article summarizes the results of recent university studies which have studied the brain’s behavior when dealing with short-term and long-term rewards for behavior.
Do we want it NOW or LATER? It depends.