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Iowa Gambling Task (IGT)

Resources and information for using the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) with Inquisit.

Scripts

To see the script run in Inquisit Web, click "View Demo". To run it locally with Inquisit Lab, first install Inquisit Lab, and then download the script.

Iowa Gambling Task
This sample script shows how to implement the Iowa Gambling Task by Bechara, Damasio, Tranel and Anderson (1994) with Inquisit.
Inquisit 4 Download Script View Demo Last Updated: Sep 13, 2013, 1:54PM
Inquisit 3 Download Script View Demo Last Updated: Oct 3, 2012, 10:08AM
Iowa Gambling Task (modified)
This script implements a variation of the Iowa Gambling Task that allows separate assessment of decisions in response to negative and positive feedback (Cauffman et al, 2010).
Inquisit 4 Download Script View Demo Last Updated: Oct 15, 2013, 5:20PM

Selected Bibliography

Bechara A., Damasio A. R., Damasio H., Anderson S. W. (1994). Insensitivity to future consequences following damage to human prefrontal cortex. Cognition, 50, 7-15 .

Bechara, A., Damasio, H., Tranel, D., Damasio, A. R. (1997). Deciding advantageously before knowing the advantageous strategy. Science 275, 1293–1295.

Hooper, C. J., Luciana, M., Conklin, H. M., Yarger, R. S. (2004). Adolescents' Performance on the Iowa Gambling Task: Implications for the Development of Decision Making and Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex. Developmental Psychology, 40, 1148-1158.

Maia, T.V. & McClelland, J. L. (2004). A reexamination of the evidence for the somatic marker hypothesis: What participants really know in the Iowa gambling Task. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101, 16075–16080.

Bowman, C. H., Evans, C. E.Y. , Turnbull, O. H. (2005). Artificial time-constraints on the Iowa Gambling Task: The effects on behavioral performance and subjective experience. Brain and Cognition, 57, 21–25.

Cathryn E. Y. Evans, Caroline H. Bowman, and Oliver H. Turnbull (2005). Subjective awareness on the Iowa Gambling Task: The key role of emotional experience in schizophrenia. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Volume 27, 656-664.

Cauffman, E., Shulman, E.P, Steinberg, L., Claus, E., Marie T. Banich, M.T., Sandra Graham, S., & Jennifer Woolard, J. (2010). Age Differences in Affective Decision Making as Indexed by Performance on the Iowa Gambling Task. Developmental Psychology, Vol. 46, No. 1, 193–207.

Links

Wikipedia. About the Iowa Gambling Task from the free encyclopedia.

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