chapter  2
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The motivational induction method (MIM)

Our operational definition of time perspective, as described in the preceding chapter, advocates a two-steps measurement echnique. First, a sample of objects that interest or motivate subjects has to be collected; second, these objects are to be situated on a temporal scale in order to measure the extension and other aspects of a subject's time perspective. Only the method for measuring future time perspective will be described here.