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Consistent patterns of distractor effects during decision making

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The value of a third potential option or distractor can alter the way in which decisions are made between two other options. Two hypotheses have received empirical support: that a high value distractor improves the accuracy with which decisions between two other options are made and that it impairs accuracy. Recently, however, it has been argued that neither observation is replicable. Inspired by neuroimaging data showing that high value distractors have different impacts on prefrontal and pa...

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10.7554/elife.53850

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0000-0002-6854-5176
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0000-0002-1185-1308
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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0000-0002-5156-9833
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eLife Sciences Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
eLife Journal website
Volume:
9
Article number:
e53850
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2020-07-06
Acceptance date:
2020-07-06
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2050-084X
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32628109
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English
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1116972
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pubs:1116972
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2020-11-12

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