The willingness of an individual to choose an option with a less-than-certain probability of reward over an option with a certain reward of equal or higher expected value.

BEHAVIORAL PHENOMENA

BEHAVIORAL PHENOMENA

VSochat
about two years ago.

## Asserted **relationships** to other concepts

- no associations
| are kinds of | risk seeking | is a kind of | - no associations
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- no associations
| are parts of | is a part of |

risk seeking is a kind of No associations | risk seeking is a part of | kinds of risk seeking No associations | parts of risk seeking No associations |

**Tasks** that are asserted to measure *risk seeking*

Task | Contrast Measure |

balloon analogue risk task | - pumps average
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Hungry Donkey Task | - number of "good" doors chosen vs. number of "bad" doors
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non-choice task | - response time to risky choices minus response time to non-risky choices
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- number of participant's risky choices minus average number of risky choices
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risky gains task | - frequency of selecting the safe choice (20) minus frequency of selecting risky choices (40 and 80)
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Probabilistic gambling task | - accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
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Iowa Gambling Task | - accuracy of subject minus average accuracy of controls
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devil's task | - negative feedback
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cups task | - number or value of rewards times probability of reward
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choice task between risky and non-risky options | - risky option
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Cambridge Gambling Task | - probability of reward * magnitude of bet
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## Term **History**

**REVISION 1**

Definition contributed by EBarkley-Levenson about eight years ago:The willingness of an individual to choose an option with a less-than-certain probability of reward over an option with a certain reward of equal or higher expected value.

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