Inquisit Test Variants

Four-Armed Bandit Task

A decision making game in which participants tradeoff pursuing known resources vs exploring ones as described in Daw et al (2006).

Duration: 36 minutes

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Two-Armed Bandit Task

A decision making game in which participants tradeoff pursuing one known resource vs exploring one new resource as described in Knox et al (2012).

Duration: 26 minutes

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User Manual Sample Data Last Updated: Nov 27, 2018, 10:06PM

References

Daw, N.D., O'Doherty, J.P., Dayan, P., Seymour, B. & Dolan, R.J. (2006). Cortical substrates for exploratory decisions in humans. Nature. 2006 June 15; 441(7095): 876–879.

Knox, W.B., Otto, A.R., Stone, P. & Love, B.C. (2012). The nature of belief-directed exploratory choice in human decision-making. Frontiers in Psychology, Volume 2, Article 298, 1-12 .

Blanco, Love, Cooper, Mcgeary, Knopik, & Maddox. (2015). A frontal dopamine system for reflective exploratory behavior. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 123, 84-91.

M A Addicott, J M Pearson, M M Sweitzer, D L Barack, & M L Platt. (2017). A Primer on Foraging and the Explore/Exploit Trade-Off for Psychiatry Research. Neuropsychopharmacology, 42(10), 1931-1939.

Cogliati Dezza, I., Yu, A., Cleeremans, A., & Alexander, W. (2017). Learning the value of information and reward over time when solving exploration-exploitation problems. Sci Rep, 7(1), 16919.

Warren, C., Wilson, R., Giltay, E., Van Noorden, M., Cohen, J., & Nieuwenhuis, S. (2017). The effect of atomoxetine on random and directed exploration in humans. PLoS One, 12(4), E0176034.

Gershman, S. (2018). Deconstructing the human algorithms for exploration. Cognition, 173, 34-42.

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