Casey et al.

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How were the tasks presented to the participants in experiment 1?
Programmed on to a laptop which was sent to the participants homes
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What design was the experiments?
Two Go/No-Go tasks
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How many participants from exp.1 gave consent to do the experiment?
59
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In exp.1 how long was the stimulus shown to participants for?
500ms
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How many experiments were there in this study?
2
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What did the Go/No-Go trials identify within the experiments?
It identified that the candidates regions of the brain are differentially engaged
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Where were the participants drawn from?
Bing Nursery School - Stanford University
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When was the original delay-of-gratification task carried out?
Late 1960's/early 1970s
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What is the function of the Inferior Frontal Gyrus?
Inhibition and cognitive control
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What type of data was collected?
Quantitative
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What parts of the brain were they studying?
Inferior Frontal Gyrus and Ventral Striatum
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What were the independant variables?
High and low delayers
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What was the aim?
If delay of gratification in childhood predicts impulse control abilities and sensitivity to alluring or social cues at the behavioural and neural level when participants were in their 40's.
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What type of experiment was it?
Quasi
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In experiment 2 "both froups were highly accurate on go trials" true or false?
True
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In experiement 2 who had more false alarms?
Low delayers
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Which group had lower activity in the right inferior frontal gyrus?
Low delayers
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In experiment 1 what data was recorded?
Accuracy and reaction time
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When particiapnts were 4 years old, what was true of low delayers?
They showed difficulty in suppressing their responses to happy faces than high delayers
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