Inquisit Test Variants

Risky Gains Task - English

An implementation of the Risky Gains Task of risk-taking decision making developed by Paulus et al (2003)

(Requires Inquisit Lab to run on your computer)
Run Demo
(See how the test runs with Inquisit Web)
User Manual Sample Data Last Updated: Mar 16, 2020, 6:39PM


Find peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Risky Gains Task

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.