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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

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risk seeking
is a kind of

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risk seeking
is a part of

  • risk processing
  • are a kind of
    risk seeking

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    are a part of
    risk seeking

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    Tasks that are asserted to measure risk seeking

    Task Contrast Measure

    balloon analogue risk task
    • pumps average

    Hungry Donkey Task
    • number of "good" doors chosen vs. number of "bad" doors

    non-choice task
    • number of participant's risky choices minus average number of risky choices
    • response time to risky choices minus response time to non-risky choices

    risky gains task
    • frequency of selecting the safe choice (20) minus frequency of selecting risky choices (40 and 80)

    Probabilistic gambling task
    • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls

    Iowa Gambling Task
    • accuracy of subject minus average accuracy of controls

    devil's task
    • negative feedback

    cups task
    • number or value of rewards times probability of reward

    choice task between risky and non-risky options
    • risky option

    Cambridge Gambling Task
    • probability of reward * magnitude of bet