Risk taking for potential reward decreases across the lifespan

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RUTLEDGE, Robb B. ; SMITTENAAR, Peter ; ZEIDMAN, Peter ; BROWN, Harriet R. ; ADAMS, Rick A. ; LINDENBERGER, Ulman ; DAYAN, Peter ; DOLAN, Raymond J. (2016)
  • Publisher: Cell Press
  • Journal: volume 26, issue 12, pages 1,634-1,639 (issn: 0960-9822, eissn: 1879-0445)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4920952, doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.05.017
  • Subject: Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all) | Prediction Errors | Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, AGE-RELATED-CHANGES, DECISION-MAKING, PREDICTION ERRORS, DOPAMINERGIC MODULATION, PROSPECT-THEORY, WORKING-MEMORY, OLDER-ADULTS, BRAIN, INDIVIDUALS, VARIABILITY | Dopaminergic Modulation | Working-Memory | Brain | Individuals | Variability | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all) | Decision-Making | Report | Prospect-Theory | Older-Adults | Age-Related-Changes

Published: 2 June 2016 The extent to which aging affects decision-making is controversial. Given the critical financial decisions that older adults face (e.g., managing retirement funds), changes in risk preferences are of particular importance [1]. Although some stu... View more
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