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The capacity to imagine or simulate experiences that might occur in one's personal future (from Benoit, R.G., Schacter, D.L., & Szpunar, K.K. (2017). Episodic Future Thinking: Mechanisms and Functions. Current opinion in behavioral sciences, 17, 41-50)

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episodic future thinking
is a kind of

  • prospection
  • episodic future thinking
    is a part of

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    episodic future thinking

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    Tasks that are asserted to measure episodic future thinking

    Task Contrast Measure

    episodic recombination paradigm
    • future


    Episodic future thinking: mechanisms and functions
    Daniel L Schacter, Roland G Benoit and Karl K Szpunar
    Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences