Intergenerational Decision-Making

Intergenerational decision-making and the environment: Uncovering core motives

Much of my recent research has been focused on understanding factors that influence how individuals make decisions in the present that have their most important impacts in the future, and particularly on other people in the future. I am currently exploring a number of issues related to this topic, including the role of moral emotions such as gratitude on future-oriented decision-making and the impact of legacy concerns on climate change concern and action.