Risk-Prone Individuals Prefer the Wrong Options on a Rat Version of the Iowa Gambling Task

@article{Rivalan2009RiskProneIP,
  title={Risk-Prone Individuals Prefer the Wrong Options on a Rat Version of the Iowa Gambling Task},
  author={Marion Rivalan and Serge H Ahmed and Françoise Dellu-Hagedorn},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={66},
  pages={743-749}
}
BACKGROUND Decision making in complex and conflicting situations, as measured in the widely used Iowa Gambling Task (IGT), can be profoundly impaired in psychiatric disorders, such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, drug addiction, and also in healthy individuals for whom immediate gratification prevails over long-term gain. The cognitive processes underlying these deficits are poorly understood, in part due to a lack of suitable animal models assessing complex decision making with… CONTINUE READING

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