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Balloon Analog Risk-taking Task

Subjects perform the Balloon Analog Risk-taking Task in an event-related design.

Note: The original highres image for sub004 was not available, so the skull-stripped version is included as highres001.nii.gz


001 Balloon Analogue Risk Task (BART)


  • Russell A. Poldrack
  • Craig Fox
  • Christopher Trepel
  • Tom Schonberg

Acknowledgements and Funding:

This work was supported by NSF DMI-0433693 (R. Poldrack and C. Fox, principal investigators, PIs). We would like to thank Elena Stover for assistance with data collection and for helpful comments on an earlier version of this manuscript.

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Decreasing ventromedial prefrontal cortex activity during sequential risk-taking: an FMRI investigation of the balloon analog risk task.

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Siemens Allegra 3T



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This data was obtained from the OpenfMRI database. Its accession number is ds000001



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Revision: 2.0.4 Date Set: Nov. 2, 2016, 11:38 p.m.


- Corrected Events files related to Revision R2.0.1

Revision: 2.0.3 Date Set: Oct. 20, 2016, 9:21 p.m.


- set origins for all anatomical and functional images.

Revision: 2.0.2 Date Set: Oct. 13, 2016, 4:23 p.m.


- Added Authors to dataset_description.json

Revision: 2.0.1 Date Set: Sept. 7, 2016, 7:22 p.m.


- Fixed events file which was affected during openfmri to bids conversion.

Revision: 2.0.0 Date Set: May 24, 2016, 7:26 p.m.


- Converted to BIDS standard.

Revision: 1.1.0 Date Set: Feb. 18, 2016, 8:28 p.m.


Updated orientation information in NIFTI headers for better left-right determination.

Revision: 1.0.0 Date Set: July 10, 2012, 8:28 p.m.