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Experimental Psychology (Russia)

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2072-7593

ISSN (online): 2311-7036


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Personality traits and intelligence as predictors of decision making process in gambling strategies of IOWA gambling task (on the sample of military executives) 1609


Krasnov E.V.
applicant of the Department of General psychology of psychology faculty, Moscow state University. M. V. Lomonosova, Khimki, Russia

We present the results of empiric researches for decision making strategy of Iowa Gambling Task (Iowa Gambling Task – IGT) based on focus group of mid-level military leaders (N=120). We analyzed a correlation between such personality traits as tolerance for uncertainty, rationality, risk readiness, traits of Dark triad and Big Five, and also common level of intellectual abilities (KOT – short selective test), and pragmatic successful result of consistent process of decision making in the situation with main target as maximum possible profit. It was found that gradual choice analysis gives extra information about self-regulation strategies while decision making.

Keywords: decision making, Iowa Gambling Task (IGT), intelligence, Big Five, Dirty Dozen, rationality, risk readiness, tolerance for uncertainty

Column: Psychology of Thinking


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