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Unformatted text preview: Jorge Ruz-Mora email@example.com 954-495-4855 Z#:23042616 Dr. James Jakubow 6 November 2009 Article: Discounting Future Green: Money Versus the Environment Authors: David J. Hardisty and Elke U. Weber Columbia University Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 2009, Vol. 138, No. 3, 329340 Introduction The experimenters performed three experiments. The experiments were designed to investigate if people would choose a lost or gain in the environment, health, or money in a set period of time. They also wanted to see the effect that it would cause on people's decisions if the change the time period from the present to the future. Method In the first experiment that was about the present the researchers used 90 volunteers that received compensation. At first they received questions about an unrelated subjects and they the authors started to ask questions about a gain and loss of money, and bettering or worsening of the environment. In the second experiment there were 167 individuals, from the 10 worst cities in United States when it comes to...
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