Prediction of individual differences in risky behavior in young adults via variations in local brain structure

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Nasiriavanaki, Zahra; ArianNik, Mohsen; Abbassian, Abdolhosein; Mahmoudi, Elham; Roufigari, Neda; Shahzadi, Sohrab; Nasiriavanaki, Mohammadreza; Bahrami, Bahador;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Neuroscience,volume 9 (issn: 1662-4548, eissn: 1662-453X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnins.2015.00359, pmc: PMC4595786
  • Subject: anterior insula | Neuroscience | Voxel Based Morphometry (VBM) | risk taking behavior | Original Research | balloon analog risk task (BART)
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | psychological phenomena and processes

In recent years the problem of how inter-individual differences play a role in risk-taking behavior has become a much debated issue. We investigated this problem based on the well-known balloon analog risk task (BART) in 48 healthy subjects in which participants inflate... View more
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