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Measure: Response Inhibition (Go/NoGo Task)   #530700  About

Definition:

This measure assesses the ability of the participant to suppress prepotent or interfering impulses.

Purpose:

Response inhibition is a component of executive control, and poor response inhibition is a risk factor for substance use disorders (Monterosso et al., 2005; Nigg et al., 2006). Like the Stop-Signal task, the Go/NoGo task measures the ability to suppress a prepotent motor response. Whereas the Stop-Signal task requires that an already initiated response be countermanded (based on the presentation of a stop stimulus), the Go/NoGo task requires that the response be suppressed based on an appraisal of a single stimulus (Johnstone et al., 2007).

Protocols:

Keywords:

Go/NoGo, Impulsivity, Inhibitory control, Response inhibition, Substance abuse, Substance use, SAA, Substance Use-related Neurobehavioral and Cognitive Risk Factors, computer administered

Measure Release Date: November 21, 2016

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