Deck Choice Effort Task

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Deck Choice Effort Task

The Deck Choice Effort Task, a paradigm to study cognitive effort-based decision making using two tasks of varying cognitive difficulty while keeping physical effort the same.
Duration: 20 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
(Run with Inquisit Web)
Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:09PM


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Reddy, L. F., Horan, W. P., Barch, D. M., Buchanan, R. W., Gold, J. M., Marder, S. R., Wynn, J. K., Young, J., & Green, M. F. (2018). Understanding the Association Between Negative Symptoms and Performance on Effort-Based Decision-Making Tasks: The Importance of Defeatist Performance Beliefs. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 44(6), 1217–1226.

Purcell, J. R., Herms, E. N., Morales, J., Hetrick, W. P., Wisner, K. M., & Brown, J. W. (2022). A review of risky decision-making in psychosis-spectrum disorders. Clinical Psychology Review, 91, 102112–102112.

Renz, K. E., & Lincoln, T. M. (2022). The effect of salience of rewards on effort-based decision making in psychotic disorders. BMC Psychiatry, 22(1), 1–643.