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Post-decision wagering objectively measures awareness.

Abstract:

The lack of an accepted measure of awareness has made claims that accurate decisions can be made without awareness controversial. Here we introduce a new objective measure of awareness, post-decision wagering. We show that participants fail to maximize cash earnings by wagering high following correct decisions in blindsight, the Iowa gambling task and an artificial grammar task. This demonstrates, without the uncertainties associated with the conventional subjective measures of awareness (ver...

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10.1038/nn1840

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Nature neuroscience
Volume:
10
Issue:
2
Pages:
257-261
Publication date:
2007-02-05
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EISSN:
1546-1726
ISSN:
1097-6256
URN:
uuid:8353e364-bc2d-4580-95e3-3e4c4a2ad9f2
Source identifiers:
7665
Local pid:
pubs:7665

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