Risky Gains Task

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Risky Gains Task

An implementation of the Risky Gains Task of risk-taking decision making developed by Paulus et al (2003)
Duration: 8 minutes
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Paulus, M.P, Rogalsky, C., Simmons, A., Feinstein, J.S., Stein, M.B. (2003). Increased activation in the right insula during risk-taking decision making is related to harm avoidance and neuroticism. NeuroImage, 19, 1439-1448.

Leland, D.S. & Paulus, M.P. (2005). Increased risk-taking decision-making but not altered response to punishment in stimulant-using young adults. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 78, 83-90.

Cheng, G.L.F., Tang, J.C.Y., Li, F.W.S., Lau, E.Y.Y., Lee, T.M.C. (2012). Schizophrenia and risk-taking: Impaired reward but preserved punishment processing. Schizophrenia Research, 136, 122–127.