Affective and deliberative processes in risky choice: age differences in risk taking in the Columbia Card Task.

@article{Figner2009AffectiveAD,
  title={Affective and deliberative processes in risky choice: age differences in risk taking in the Columbia Card Task.},
  author={Bernd Figner and Rachael J Mackinlay and F Wilkening Wilkening and Elke U. Weber},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={709-30}
}
The authors investigated risk taking and underlying information use in 13- to 16- and 17- to 19-year-old adolescents and in adults in 4 experiments, using a novel dynamic risk-taking task, the Columbia Card Task (CCT). The authors investigated risk taking under differential involvement of affective versus deliberative processes with 2 versions of the CCT, constituting the most direct test of a dual-system explanation of adolescent risk taking in the literature so far. The "hot" CCT was designed… CONTINUE READING
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