Using cognitive models to map relations between neuropsychological disorders and human decision-making deficits.

@article{Yechiam2005UsingCM,
  title={Using cognitive models to map relations between neuropsychological disorders and human decision-making deficits.},
  author={Eldad Yechiam and Jerome R. Busemeyer and Julie C. Stout and Antoine Bechara},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 12},
  pages={973-8}
}
Findings from a complex decision-making task (the Iowa gambling task) show that individuals with neuropsychological disorders are characterized by decision-making deficits that lead to maladaptive risk-taking behavior. This article describes a cognitive model that distills performance in this task into three different underlying psychological components: the relative impact of rewards and punishments on evaluations of options, the rate that the contingent payoffs are learned, and the… CONTINUE READING
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