Richard Yi
Richard Yi, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Selected Publications

Bickel, W. K., Yi, R., Landes, R.D., Hill, P., & Baxter, C. (2011). Remember the future: working memory training decreases temporal discounting among stimulant addicts. Biological Psychiatry, 69, 260-265. PMCID: PMC3015021


Yi, R., Charlton, S., Porter, C., Carter, A. E., Bickel, & W. K. (2011). Future altruism: social discounting of delayed rewards. Behavioural Processes, 86, 160-163. PMID: 20950676


Yi, R., Landes, R. D., and Bickel, W. K. (2009). Novel models of intertemporal valuation: future and past outcomes. Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics, 2, 102-111. PMCID: 20157625


Yi, R., Mitchell, S. H., & Bickel, W. K. (2009). Delay discounting and substance abuse. In G.J. Madden, W.K. Bickel, & T.S. Critchfield (Eds.) Impulsivity: The Behavioral and Neurological Science of Discounting (pp. 191-211). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.


Bickel, W. K. & Yi, R. (2009). Temporal discounting as a measure of executive function: insights from the competing neuro-behavioral decision system hypothesis of addiction. In D. Houser & K. McCabe’s Neuroeconomics: Vol. 20. Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research (pp. 289-309). Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing.


Mueller, E. T., Landes, R. D., Kowal, B. P., Yi, R., Stitzer, M. L., Burnett, C. A., & Bickel, W. K. (2009). Delay of gratification as a laboratory model of relapse: Effect of incentives for not smoking, and relationship to measures of executive function. Behavioural Pharmacology, 20, 461-473. PMCID: 19741301


Bickel, W. K., Yi, R., Gatchalian, K. M., & Kowal, B. P. (2008). Cigarette smokers discount past and future rewards symmetrically and more than controls: Is discounting a measure of impulsivity? Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 96, 256-262. PMCID: 18468814


Yi, R., Buchhalter, A. R., Gatchalian, K. M., & Bickel, W. K. (2007). The relationship between temporal discounting and the prisoner’s dilemma game in intranasal abusers of prescription opioids. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 87, 94-97. PMCID: 16930862


Yi, R., Chase, W. D., & Bickel, W. K. (2007). Probability discounting among cigarette smokers and non-smokers: Molecular analysis discerns group differences. Behavioural Pharmacology, 18, 633-639. PMCID: 17912047


Bickel, W. K., Miller, M. L., Yi, R., Kowal, B. P., Lindquist, D. M., & Pitcock, J. A. (2007). Behavioral- and neuro-economics of drug addiction: competing neural systems and temporal discounting processes. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 90S, S85-S91. PMCID: 17101239


Yi, R. & Rachlin, H. (2004). Contingencies of reinforcement in a 5-person prisoner’s dilemma. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 82, 161-176. PMCID: 15540503