Distinguishing self-involving from self-serving choices in framing effects

M. J. Crockett, L. A. Paul

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We distinguish two types of cases that have potential to generate quasi-cyclical preferences: self-involving choices where an agent oscillates between first- and third-person perspectives that conflict regarding their life-changing implications, and self-serving choices where frame-based reasoning can be first-personally rational yet third-personally irrational. We argue that the distinction between these types of cases deserves more attention in Bermudez's account.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere224
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
StatePublished - Oct 25 2022
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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