Probabilistic Selection Task

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Probabilistic Selection Task

The Probabilistic Selection Task as developed by Frank et al (2004).
Duration: 10 minutes
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Frank, M.J., Seeberger, L.C. & O’Reilly. R.C. (2004). By Carrot or by Stick: Cognitive Reinforcement Learning in Parkinsonism. Science, 306, 1940-1943.

Kunisato, Y. (2012). Effects of depression on reward-based decision making and variability of action in probabilistic learning. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, (4), 1088-1094.

Whitmer, A. (2012). Sensitivity to reward and punishment in major depressive disorder: Effects of rumination and of single versus multiple experiences. Cognition & Emotion, (8), 1475-1485.

Baker, T. (2013). Constraints on decision making: Implications from genetics, personality, and addiction. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, (3), 417-436.

Lighthall, N. (2013). Stress Modulates Reinforcement Learning in Younger and Older Adults. Psychology and Aging, (1), 35-46.