Everyday life is pervaded by prospects presenting risks and potential rewards, and the
ability to decide effectively is critical for survival. Existing literature implicates integrated
action of multiple neocortical and subcortical areas, yet the mechanisms underlying risky
decision-making remain debated. Here, the processing of elementary prospects, bearing
variable potential losses, gains and associated outcome probabilities was investigated
through multiple modalities.
|Date of Award||Aug 2012|