11 relations: Animal testing on rodents, Attention, Baddeley's model of working memory, Continuous performance task, Decision-making, Gambling, Impulsivity, Operant conditioning chamber, Psychological research, Reward system, Trevor Robbins.
Rodents are commonly used in animal testing, particularly mice and rats, but also guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and others.
Attention is the behavioral and cognitive process of selectively concentrating on a discrete aspect of information, whether deemed subjective or objective, while ignoring other perceivable information.
Alan Baddeley and Graham Hitch proposed a model of working memory in 1974, in an attempt to describe a more accurate model of short-term memory.
A continuous performance task, continuous performance test, or CPT, is any of several kinds of neuropsychological test that measures a person's sustained and selective attention.
In psychology, decision-making is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities.
Gambling is the wagering of money or something of material value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning additional money and/or material goods.
Impulsivity (or impulsiveness) is a multifactorial construct that involves a tendency to act on a whim, displaying behavior characterized by little or no forethought, reflection, or consideration of the consequences.
An operant conditioning chamber (also known as the Skinner box) is a laboratory apparatus used to study animal behavior.
Psychological research refers to research that psychologists conduct to research and analyse the experiences' and behaviours of individuals or groups.
The reward system is a group of neural structures that are critically involved in mediating the effects of reinforcement.
Trevor William Robbins CBE FRS FMedSci is a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Head of the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge.