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Encyclopedia > Inconsistency

Consistency has three technical meanings:

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Project MIND - Ongoing studies (949 words)
Inconsistency is particularly relevant in the context of aging because there is evidence to suggest it may be a good indicator of central nervous system integrity.
Inconsistency is more prevalent in older compared to younger adults and in patients with neurological disturbances compared to healthy individuals.
We are conducting a series of analyses to determine (a) whether inconsistency is more prevalent in individuals classified as having mild cognitive impairment, and (b) whether measures of inconsistency might be a more sensitive indicator of this condition than the measures of level of performance typically in use.
Dynamic inconsistency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1275 words)
In economics, dynamic inconsistency, or time inconsistency, describes a situation where a decision-maker's preferences change over time, such that what is preferred at one point in time is inconsistent with what is preferred at another point in time.
In the context of game theory, dynamic inconsistency is a situation in a dynamic game where a player's best plan for some future period will not be optimal when that future period arrives.
In this context, the inconsistency is primarily about self control, and it relates to a variety of topics including procrastination, addiction, efforts at weight loss, and saving for retirement.
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