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Behavioral Economics Lab Publications

Below are some highlights of graduate and undergraduate student publications. The bolded names represent the students associated with our lab. 

Recent Lab Publications

  • Cole, D., Rung, J. M., & Madden, G. J. (2019). Assessing susceptibility of a temporal discounting task to faking. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75, 1959-1974. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22831
  • Joyner, D., Wengreen, H., Aguilar, S., & Madden, G. J. (2019). Effects of the FIT Game on physical activity of sixth graders: A pilot reversal design intervention study. JMIR Serious Games, 7, doi: 10.2196/13051
  • Morrison, K. L., Smith, B. M., Ong, C. W., Lee, E. B., Friedel, J. E., Odum, A., Madden, G. J., Ledermann, T., Rung, J., & Twohig, M. P. (2019).  Effects of acceptance and commitment therapy on impulsive decision-making. Behavior Modification, 1-24.
  • Peck, S., Rung, J. M., Hinnennkamp, J. E., & Madden, G. J. (2019). Reducing impulsive choice: VI: Delay-exposure training reduces aversion to delay-signaling stimuli. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
  • Rung, J. M., Peck, S., Hinnenkamp, J., Preston, E., & Madden, G. J. (2019). Changing delay discounting and impulsive choice: Implications for addictions, prevention, and human health. Perspectives on Behavioral Science, 3, 397-417.
  • Rung, J. M. & Madden, G. J. (2019). Demand characteristics in episodic future thinking II: Mechanisms of change in delay discounting. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 27, ­482-495.
  • Renda, C.R., Rung, J.M., Hinnenkamp, J. E., Lenzini, S.L., & Madden, G. J. (2018). Impulsive choice and pre-exposure to delays IV: Effects of delay- and immediacy-exposure training relative to maturational changes in impulsivity.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 109, 587-599.
  • Rung, J. M., Argyle, T. M., Siri, J., & Madden, G. J. (2018). Choosing the right delay-discounting task: Completion times and rates of nonsystematic data. Behavioural Processes, 151, 119-125.
  • Rung, J. M., Johnson, P. S., & Madden, G. J. (2018). Differential relations between delay discounting and distress tolerance as a function of opportunity cost and alcohol use.  Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 26, 278-289.
  • Rung, J. M., & Madden, G. J. (2018). Demand characteristics in episodic future thinking: Delay discounting and healthy eating. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 26(1), 77-84.
  • Rung, J. M., & Madden, G. J. (2018). Experimental reductions of delay discounting and impulsive choice: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 147, 1349-1381.
  • Rung, J. M., Buhusi, C. V., & Madden, G. J. (2018). Reducing impulsive choice V: The role of interval timing. Behavioural Processes, 157, 557-561.
  • Joyner, D., Wengreen, H.J., Aguilar, S., Anderson Spruance, L., Morrill, B. A., & Madden, G. J. (2017). The FIT Game III: Reducing the operating expenses of a game-based approach to increasing healthy eating in elementary schools. Games for Health Journal: Research, Development, and Clinical Applications, 6, 111-118.
  • Hinnenkamp, J., Shahan, T. A., & Madden, G. J. (2017). How suboptimal is suboptimal choice? Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 107, 136-150.
  • Madden, G. J., Price, J., & Sosa, F. A. (2017). Behavioral economic approaches to influencing children’s dietary decision-making at school. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 4, 41-48.
  • Smith, B.M., Smith, G.S., Shahan, T.A., Madden, G.J., & Twohig, M.P. (2017). Effects of differential rates of alternative reinforcement on resurgence of human behavior. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 107, 191-202.
  • Wengreen, H. J., Nix, E., & Madden, G. J. (2017). The effect of social norms messaging regarding skin carotenoid concentrations among college students. Appetite, 116, 39-44.
  • Renda, C.R., & Madden, G.J. (2016). Impulsive choice and pre-exposure to delays III: Four-month test-retest outcomes in male Wistar rats. Behavioural Processes, 126, 108-112.
  • Craig, A., Nall, R., Madden, G. J., & Shahan, T.S. (2016). Higher rate alternative non-drug reinforcement produces faster suppression of cocaine seeking but more resurgence when removed. Behavioral and Brain Research, 306, 48-51.
  • Morrill, B. A., Madden, G. J., Wengreen, H. J., Fargo, J. & Aguilar, S. S. (2016). A randomized-control trial of the Food Dudes program: Tangible rewards are more effective than social rewards for increasing short- and long-term fruit and vegetable consumption.  Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 116, 618-629.
  • Renda, C. R., Stein, J. S., & Madden, G. J. (2015). Working-memory training: Effects on delay discounting in male Long Evans rats. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 103, 50-61.
  • Stein, J. S., Renda, C. R., Barker, S.M., Liston, K.J., Shahan, T.A., & Madden, G. J. (2015). Impulsive choice predicts anxiety-like behavior, but not alcohol or sucrose consumption, in male Long-Evans rats. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research, 39, 932-940.
  • Stein, J. S., Renda, C. R., Hinnenkamp, J., & Madden, G. J. (2015). Impulsive choice, alcohol consumption, and pre-exposure to delayed rewards II: Potential mechanisms. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 103, 33-49.