MBI Researcher Veit Stuphorn and former graduate student Xiaomo Chen published a new paper on how the prefrontal cortex plays a causal role in the regulation of decision making in situations involving high risk.
See media reports on the research at the following sites:
Discover Magazine: Gambling Monkeys Shed Light on Risky Behavior
Scientific American: “Gambling Brain” Studies Make Clear Why It’s Hard to Stop Rolling the Dice
The Times of London: Monkeys give clue to help for gamblers