Michele Carpentieri

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The main aim of this study was to investigatewhether the effect of induced affective states, obtainedthrough a false (positive vs. negative) feedback in a cognitive task, influenced participants' choices in a consecutive cognitive task. We also investigated a possible effect of 'social pressure' on individual preferences, by introducing information about(More)
The easy solution of the selection tasks with social contract rules, compared to the poor results of the original formulation of the tasks with descriptive rules, has been interpreted, in the framework of massive modularity hypothesis, as the evidence that humans are adaptively skilled to reason about particular deontic domains. Nevertheless, the two(More)
This study investigated the effect of mood and bias-eliciting contextual cues on decision making in problem gamblers and healthy individuals. The experimental design involved two between-subjects variables: mood induction (none induction, positive induction, negative induction) and gambling attitude (problem gamblers, healthy individuals), and one(More)
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