Hungry Donkey Task

Alternate Names: Iowa Gambling Task

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Hungry Donkey Task

The Hungry Donkey Task is a child-friendly version of the Iowa Gambling Task by Bechara, Damasio, Tranel and Anderson (1994) with Inquisit.
Duration: 20 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
(Run with Inquisit Web)
Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:10PM


Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Hungry Donkey Task.

Crone, E. A., & van der Molen, M. W. (2004). Developmental changes in real life decision making: Performance on a gambling task previously shown to depend on the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. Developmental Neuropsychology, 25(3), 251-279.

Crone, E. A., Bunge, S. A., Latenstein, H., van der Molen, M. W. (2005). Characterization of children’s decision making: sensitivity to punishment frequency, not task complexity. Child Neuropsychology, 11, 245-263.

Geurts, H. M., van der Oord, S., Crone, E. A. (2006). Hot and cool aspects of cognitive control in children with ADHD: decision-making and inhibition. Journal or Abnormal Child Psychology, 34, 811-822.

Crone, E. A., & van der Molen, M. W. (2007). Development of decision making in school-aged children and adolescents: evidence from heart rate and skin conductance analysis. Child Development, 78, 1288-1301.

Heilman, R. M., Miu, A. C., Benga, O. (2009). Developmental and Sex-Related Differences in Preschoolers' Affective Decision Making. Child Neuropsychology, 15, 73-84.

Carlson, S. M., Zayas, V. Guthormsen, A. (2009). Neural correlates of decision making on a gambling task. Child Development, 80, 1076-1096.


Eveline Crone. Universiteit Leiden.