The Iowa Gambling Task and the somatic marker hypothesis: some questions and answers.

Department of Neurology (Division of Cognitive Neuroscience), University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa, USA.
Trends in Cognitive Sciences (Impact Factor: 21.15). 05/2005; 9(4):159-62; discussion 162-4. DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2005.02.002
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ABSTRACT A recent study by Maia and McClelland on participants' knowledge in the Iowa Gambling Task suggests a different interpretation for an experiment we reported in 1997. The authors use their results to question the evidence for the somatic marker hypothesis. Here we consider whether the authors' conclusions are justified.

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