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Christopher Lewis & David M. G. Lewis, The "Appropriate" Response to Deprivation: Evolutionary and Ethical Dimensions, 40 Behav. & Brain Sci. 32 (2017).

Abstract: Pepper & Nettle use an evolutionary framework to argue that “temporal discounting” is an appropriate response to low socioeconomic status (SES), or deprivation. We suggest some conceptual refinements to their “appropriate-response” perspective, with the hope that it usefully informs future research on and public policy responses to the relationship between deprivation and temporal discounting.