Casey et al. 2011

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1. What is meant by 'cognitive control'?

  • The ability to suppress competing inappropriate thoughts or actions in favour of appropriate ones
  • The ability to suppress competing inappropriate thoughts or actions in favour of inappropriate ones
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2. What happens in the ventral striatum of the brain?

  • Immediate rewards are recognised
  • Decision making

3. What kind of response takes place to a 'hot' cue?

  • Fearful
  • Emotional
  • Good
  • Nervous

4. What did low delayers do in the marshmallow test?

  • Said they didn't like marshmallows
  • Took the immediate reward by eating the marshmllow
  • Didn't eat the marshmallow and ended up with two marshmallows
  • Used cooling techniques to distract themselves

5. What is title of the study?

  • Inferior frontal gyrus vs. ventral striatum
  • Delay Gratification
  • Hot cues vs. cool cues
  • Low delayers vs. hot delayers

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