Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Open Peer Commentary

Comparing apples to oranges: Who does the framing?

Richard Griffin a1 and Daniel Dennett a1
a1 Center for Cognitive Studies, Tufts University, Medford, MA 02155 Richard.Griffin@


The idea of “bundling” lesser later rewards so they outweigh smaller sooner rewards is compelling, but the sophisticated cognitive activity involved in this bundling is not yet modeled; in particular the role of language is hard to assess.