The relationships between emotion, trait impulsivity, sensitivity to reward and
punishment and risky decision-making were explored. Twenty-Seven undergraduate
psychology students (14 males and 13 females) completed the (negative) Urgency, (lack
of) Premeditation, (lack of) Perseverance, Sensation Seeking, and Positive Urgency scale
(UPPS+P); the Sensitivity to Punishment and Sensitivity to Reward Questionnaire
(SPSRQ), and the Positive Affect and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS). Afterward the
participants performed the Iowa gambling task (IGT). Results showed that dimensions
related to negative emotion and rash impulsivity significant factors within the model to
predict risky decision-making during the IGT
A Plan B Research Project Submitted to the Faculty of University of Minnesota by Nathaniel A Young in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree
of Master of Arts. May 2016. 1 computer file (PDF); v, 24 pages, appendix A, tables
University of Minnesota, Duluth. College of Education and Human Service Professions.
Young, Nathaniel A.
Impulsivity and Risky Decision-Making.
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