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Do humans produce the speed-accuracy trade-off that maximizes reward rate?

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In this paper we investigate trade-offs between speed and accuracy that are produced by humans when confronted with a sequence of choices between two alternatives. We assume that the choice process is described by the drift diffusion model, in which the speed-accuracy trade-off is primarily controlled by the value of the decision threshold. We test the hypothesis that participants choose the decision threshold that maximizes reward rate, defined as an average number of rewards per unit of tim...

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10.1080/17470210903091643

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Quarterly journal of experimental psychology (2006)
Volume:
63
Issue:
5
Pages:
863-891
Publication date:
2010-05-01
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EISSN:
1747-0226
ISSN:
1747-0218
Source identifiers:
420762
Language:
English
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pubs:420762
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uuid:2dc8291f-5e2d-4f87-9616-4010bf556955
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pubs:420762
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2013-11-16

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