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Does Pain Impact Preference? the Effect of Tonic Laboratory Pain on Discounting of Delayed Rewards

• Capsaicin/heat manipulation led to elevated pain and negative affect over time.• Tonic laboratory pain did not influence delay discounting behavior.• Greater pain sensitivity predicted less discounting of delayed rewards.• Despite less discounting of rewards, the effect sizes were very small.

Does Pain Impact Preference? the Effect of Tonic Laboratory Pain on Discounting of Delayed Rewards

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

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