Construct Validity of the Iowa Gambling Task

  title={Construct Validity of the Iowa Gambling Task},
  author={M. T. Buelow and J. Suhr},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  • M. T. Buelow, J. Suhr
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychology Review
  • The Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) was created to assess real-world decision making in a laboratory setting and has been applied to various clinical populations (i.e., substance abuse, schizophrenia, pathological gamblers) outside those with orbitofrontal cortex damage, for whom it was originally developed. The current review provides a critical examination of lesion, functional neuroimaging, developmental, and clinical studies in order to examine the construct validity of the IGT. The preponderance… CONTINUE READING
    357 Citations
    Psychometrics of the Iowa and Berlin Gambling Tasks: Unresolved Issues With Reliability and Validity for Risk Taking
    • 11
    • Highly Influenced
    Comparing alternative metrics to assess performance on the Iowa Gambling Task
    • 26
    • Highly Influenced
    Who fails the Iowa Gambling Test (IGT)? Personality, neuropsychological, and near-infrared spectroscopy findings in healthy young controls.
    • J. Suhr, D. Hammers
    • Medicine, Psychology
    • Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists
    • 2010
    • 38
    • PDF
    Does the iowa gambling task measure executive function?
    • 50
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Is there a recovery of decision-making function after frontal lobe damage? A study using alternative versions of the Iowa Gambling Task
    • 18
    • Highly Influenced


    Performance on the IOWA card task by adolescents and adults
    • 206
    Subjective Awareness on the Iowa Gambling Task: The Key Role of Emotional Experience in Schizophrenia
    • 84
    Gambling as an Executive Function Task
    • 51
    Real versus facsimile reinforcers on the Iowa Gambling Task
    • 122
    Frontal lobe dysfunction in pathological gambling patients
    • 409
    Schizophrenia patients demonstrate a distinctive pattern of decision-making impairment on the Iowa Gambling Task
    • 222
    • Highly Influential
    Altered adaptive but not veridical decision-making in substance dependent individuals.
    • 36
    • PDF