BJ Casey (2011) on Delaying Gratification

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  • Created on: 10-03-16 12:05

1. What was the percentage of false responses to 'no go tasks' in the hot trials in experiment 1 for high and low delayers respectively?

  • 23.3%, 33.3%
  • 10.9%, 20.9%
  • 10.9%, 14.5%
  • 14.5%, 10.9%
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2. 'Delaying Gratification' is...

  • our desire to have a reward in the short term instead of waiting for a better one in the long term
  • a psychological reaction to being presented with a decision to make
  • Our ability to wait in the short term for a better consequence in the long term
  • our abilty to resist a treat in order to get two treats later

3. Which part of the brain is responsible for our desire for short term rewards?

  • Amygdala
  • Ventral Striatum
  • Inferior Frontal Gyrus
  • Hippocampus

4. How many of Casey's original 59 participants from experiment 1 took part in experiment 2?

  • 42
  • 26
  • 59
  • 27

5. What is 'Cognitive Control?'

  • the ability to suppress innappropriate thoughts/actions in favour of appropriate ones
  • the ability to make conscious decisions about how we behave to thers
  • the trait of having high self control
  • the way in which we decide who to interact with


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