A developmental study of risky decisions on the Cake Gambling Task; Age and gender analyses of probability estimation and reward evaluation

@inproceedings{Bechara2010ADS,
  title={A developmental study of risky decisions on the Cake Gambling Task; Age and gender analyses of probability estimation and reward evaluation},
  author={Damasio Bechara and Tranel Damasio},
  year={2010}
}
  • Damasio Bechara, Tranel Damasio
  • Published 2010
Decision-making, or the process of choosing between competing courses of actions, is highly sensitive to age related change, showing development throughout adolescence. In this study, we tested whether the development of decision-making under risk is related to changes in risk-estimation abilities. Participants (N = 93) between ages 8-30 performed a child friendly gambling task, the Cake Gambling task, which was inspired by the Cambridge Gambling Task (Rogers et al., 1999), which has previously… CONTINUE READING

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