Monetary reinforcement and Wisconsin Card Sorting performance in schizophrenia: why show me the money?

@article{Hellman1998MonetaryRA,
  title={Monetary reinforcement and Wisconsin Card Sorting performance in schizophrenia: why show me the money?},
  author={Sannamari Hellman and R. Santiago Kern and Lynn Moretti Neilson and Michael F. Green},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={1998},
  volume={34 1-2},
  pages={67-75}
}
The Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) is a measure of concept formation and cognitive flexibility that has been associated with the integrity of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Although patients show deficits on the WCST, training techniques that rely on enhanced instruction are often effective at improving performance, at least temporarily. The beneficial effects of monetary reinforcement alone, however, have not shown such clear-cut effects. Thirty-two schizophrenic inpatients were… CONTINUE READING

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