The Striatum Facilitates Decision-Making under Time Pressure

  title={The Striatum Facilitates Decision-Making under Time Pressure},
  author={Birte U. Forstmann and Gilles Dutilh and Scott Brown and Jane Neumann and D. Yves von Cramon and K. Richard Ridderinkhof and Eric-Jan Wagenmakers},
Human decision making almost always takes place under time-pressure. When people are engaged in activities such as shopping, driving, or playing chess, they have to continually balance the demands for fast decisions against the demands for accurate decisions. In the cognitive sciences, this balance is thought to be modulated by a response threshold, the neural substrate of which is currently subject to speculation. In a speeded decision-making experiment, we presented participants with cues… CONTINUE READING


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