Large Grant: “Social Influences on the Development of Risky Choice”

Principal Investigator: Scott A. Huettel, PhD, Duke University
Awarded $172,358 in 2013

Aim: Test the hypothesis that (a) that social context acts to amplify value signals associated with positive reward during risky decision making, and (b) that this amplifying effect is greater in adolescents.

Kwak, Y., Payne, J. W., Cohen, A. L., & Huettel, S. A. (2015). The rational adolescent: Strategic information processing during decision making revealed by eye tracking. Cognitive Development, 36, 20-30.

Year: 2013
Type: Project Grants