TEMPORAL CONSTRUAL THEORY

a design postulating that individuals depend on significantly abstract symbolizations of future scenarios whenever rendering decisions for the distant future, but on more concrete symbolizations whenever doing such for the near future.

TEMPORAL CONSTRUAL THEORY: "The temporal construal theory's idea that people base decisions affecting the near future on more solid information is quite practical."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TEMPORAL CONSTRUAL THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/temporal-construal-theory/ (accessed August 3, 2020).
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