Eldad Yechiam

Summary

Affiliation: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. pmc Iowa gambling task in schizophrenia: a review and new data in patients with schizophrenia and co-occurring cannabis use disorders
    Serge Sevy
    Department of Psychiatry Research, Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, 75 59 263rd Street, Glen Oaks, NY, 11004, USA
    Schizophr Res 92:74-84. 2007
  2. pmc Neurocognitive deficits related to poor decision making in people behind bars
    Eldad Yechiam
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:44-51. 2008
  3. pmc To Take Risk is to Face Loss: A Tonic Pupillometry Study
    Eldad Yechiam
    Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel
    Front Psychol 2:344. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Losses as modulators of attention: review and analysis of the unique effects of losses over gains
    Eldad Yechiam
    Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Studies, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Psychol Bull 139:497-518. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Loss-aversion or loss-attention: the impact of losses on cognitive performance
    Eldad Yechiam
    Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Studies, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Cogn Psychol 66:212-31. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of foregone outcomes on choices from experience
    Eldad Yechiam
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Exp Psychol 59:55-67. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Adapted to explore: reinforcement learning in Autistic Spectrum Conditions
    Eldad Yechiam
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Brain Cogn 72:317-24. 2010
  8. pmc A formal cognitive model of the go/no-go discrimination task: evaluation and implications
    Eldad Yechiam
    Behavioral Science Area, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Psychol Assess 18:239-49. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint On the potential value and limitations of emphasis change and other exploration-enhancing training methods
    E Yechiam
    Center for Cognitive Research, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa
    J Exp Psychol Appl 7:277-85. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Using cognitive models to map relations between neuropsychological disorders and human decision-making deficits
    Eldad Yechiam
    Indiana University, IN, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:973-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Iowa gambling task in schizophrenia: a review and new data in patients with schizophrenia and co-occurring cannabis use disorders
    Serge Sevy
    Department of Psychiatry Research, Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, 75 59 263rd Street, Glen Oaks, NY, 11004, USA
    Schizophr Res 92:74-84. 2007
    ..To test this hypothesis, we compared schizophrenia patients with (SCZ((+))) or without (SCZ((-))) cannabis use disorders, to healthy subjects, on measures of cognition and IGT performance...
  2. pmc Neurocognitive deficits related to poor decision making in people behind bars
    Eldad Yechiam
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:44-51. 2008
    ..The present cognitive model provides a novel way for building a bridge between cognitive neuroscience and complex human behaviors...
  3. pmc To Take Risk is to Face Loss: A Tonic Pupillometry Study
    Eldad Yechiam
    Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel
    Front Psychol 2:344. 2011
    ..The findings suggest an important role for losses in the psychological and physiological experience of risk...
  4. doi request reprint Losses as modulators of attention: review and analysis of the unique effects of losses over gains
    Eldad Yechiam
    Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Studies, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Psychol Bull 139:497-518. 2013
    ..The attentional model of losses thus explains some of the main inconsistencies in previous studies of the effect of losses...
  5. doi request reprint Loss-aversion or loss-attention: the impact of losses on cognitive performance
    Eldad Yechiam
    Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Studies, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Cogn Psychol 66:212-31. 2013
    ..These findings indicate that both attention and contrast-based processes are implicated in the effect of losses on performance, and that a positive effect of losses on performance is not tantamount to loss aversion...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of foregone outcomes on choices from experience
    Eldad Yechiam
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Exp Psychol 59:55-67. 2011
    ..This implies that overfitting is implicated in the superior fit of models that assume discounting of foregone outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Adapted to explore: reinforcement learning in Autistic Spectrum Conditions
    Eldad Yechiam
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Brain Cogn 72:317-24. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that ASC individuals have a unique adaptive learning style, which may be beneficial is some learning environment but maladaptive in others, particularly in social contexts...
  8. pmc A formal cognitive model of the go/no-go discrimination task: evaluation and implications
    Eldad Yechiam
    Behavioral Science Area, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
    Psychol Assess 18:239-49. 2006
    ..The present model can thus potentially improve the sensitivity of the task to differences between clinical populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint On the potential value and limitations of emphasis change and other exploration-enhancing training methods
    E Yechiam
    Center for Cognitive Research, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa
    J Exp Psychol Appl 7:277-85. 2001
    ..Erev and D. A. Gopher's (1999) model of the conditions for the success of emphasis change training, shed light on the limitations and potential of exploration-enhancing training methods...
  10. ncbi request reprint Using cognitive models to map relations between neuropsychological disorders and human decision-making deficits
    Eldad Yechiam
    Indiana University, IN, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:973-8. 2005
    ..These findings demonstrate the potential contribution of cognitive models in building bridges between neuroscience and behavior...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comparison of basic assumptions embedded in learning models for experience-based decision making
    Eldad Yechiam
    Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:387-402. 2005
    ..The results indicated the advantage of a class of models incorporating decay of previous experience, whereas the ranking of choice rules depended on the evaluation method used...
  12. ncbi request reprint Decision making in bipolar disorder: a cognitive modeling approach
    Eldad Yechiam
    Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Studies, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Psychiatry Res 161:142-52. 2008
    ..Low choice consistency improved the prediction of acute bipolar disorder beyond that provided by cognitive functioning and self-report measures of personality and temperament...
  13. pmc Recency gets larger as lesions move from anterior to posterior locations within the ventromedial prefrontal cortex
    Guy Hochman
    Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Studies, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 32000, Israel
    Behav Brain Res 213:27-34. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the posterior area of the prefrontal cortex directly modulates the capacity to use time-delayed information. In contrast, we did not find similar modulation for the sensitivity to gains versus losses...
  14. ncbi request reprint Motivational processes and autonomic responsivity in Asperger's disorder: evidence from the Iowa Gambling Task
    Shannon A Johnson
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, 1101 E 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:668-76. 2006
    ..Findings are discussed in the context of the neurobiological substrates associated with IGT performance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Methylphenidate enhances cognitive performance in adults with poor baseline capacities regardless of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder diagnosis
    Nirit Agay
    From the Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Studies, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa and Shalvata Mental Health Center, Hod Hasharon, Israel Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 34:261-5. 2014
    ..The findings suggest that the administration of MPH to adults with ADHD should consider not only clinical diagnosis but also their functional (performance-based) profile. ..
  16. doi request reprint Decision making and personality in traffic offenders: a study of Israeli drivers
    Dror Lev
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
    Accid Anal Prev 40:223-30. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that the IGT can be useful for studying individual differences in risk taking in a real-world task, and combined with the EV model, identify the sources of these differences...
  17. ncbi request reprint Non-specific effects of methylphenidate (Ritalin) on cognitive ability and decision-making of ADHD and healthy adults
    Nirit Agay
    Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, 32000, Israel
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 210:511-9. 2010
    ..The effect of a single dose of methylphenidate (MPH) on cognitive measures and decision-making processes was assessed in a sample of adults with ADHD and in a control sample...
  18. ncbi request reprint Easy first steps and their implication to the use of a mouse-based and a script-based strategy
    Eldad Yechiam
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Exp Psychol Appl 10:89-96. 2004
    ..Second, learning the easy strategy first reduced between-subjects variability. It helped poor performers but resulted in a lower proportion of high-level performers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Application of a computational decision model to examine acute drug effects on human risk taking
    Scott D Lane
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 14:254-64. 2006
    ..These outcomes underscore the utility of using a computational modeling approach to deconstruct decision-making processes and thus better understand drug effects on risky decision making in humans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Decision-making impairments in adolescents with early-onset schizophrenia
    Hana M Kester
    Department of Psychiatry Research, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY 11004, USA
    Schizophr Res 85:113-23. 2006
    ..These findings have potential implications for understanding the increased vulnerability for the development of substance abuse in adolescents with schizophrenia...
  21. pmc Emotion-based decision-making in healthy subjects: short-term effects of reducing dopamine levels
    Serge Sevy
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, and Psychiatry Research Department, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 188:228-35. 2006
    ..So far, it is unclear what aspects of addictive behaviors are related to a dopaminergic dysfunction...
  22. pmc Working memory and decision-making biases in young adults with a family history of alcoholism: studies from the Oklahoma family health patterns project
    William R Lovallo
    Behavioral Sciences Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:763-73. 2006
    ..Alcohol misuse is more common in persons with a family history of alcoholism (FH+) than in those with no such history (FH-). Among FH+, behavioral disinhibition and male sex seem to signal the presence of an increased risk...