Columbia Card Task

FREE for use with an Inquisit Lab or Inquisit Web license.

Available Test Forms

Columbia Card Task (Cold)

The "cold" version of the Columbia Card Task in which participants simply state how many cards they wish to turn over without actually doing so or getting any feedback about winning or losing.
Duration: 8 minutes
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Columbia Card Task (Hot with Delayed Feedback)

The "hot" version of the Columbia Card Task with delayed feedback about winning or losing.
Duration: 20 minutes
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Jan 23, 2023, 10:47PM

Columbia Card Task (Hot)

The "hot" version of the Columbia Card Task in which participants are displayed 32 cards, and instructed to turn over cards for points until they wish to stop and collect the points, or until a loss card is turned over and the amount of the loss is subtracted from their points. The task is considered to be a measure of risk-taking.
Duration: 20 minutes
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References

Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Columbia Card Task.

Figner, B., Mackinlay, R. J., Wilkening, F., Weber, E. U. (2009). Affective and Deliberative Processes in Risky Choice: Age Differences in Risk Taking in the Columbia Card Task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 35, 709-730.