Dissociable processes underlying decisions in the Iowa Gambling Task: a new integrative framework

@article{Stocco2008DissociablePU,
  title={Dissociable processes underlying decisions in the Iowa Gambling Task: a new integrative framework},
  author={Andrea Stocco and Danilo Fum and Antonio Napoli},
  journal={Behavioral and Brain Functions : BBF},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={1 - 1}
}
The Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) is a common paradigm used to study the interactions between emotions and decision making, yet little consensus exists on the cognitive process determining participants' decisions, what affects them, and how these processes interact with each other. A novel conceptual framework is proposed according to which behavior in the IGT reflects a balance between two dissociable processes; a cognitively demanding process that tracks each option's long-term payoff, and a lower… CONTINUE READING