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Dynamic combination of sensory and reward information under time pressure

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Dynamic combination of sensory and reward information was affected by time pressure and revealed that subjects were sensitive to imperfect sensory integration.

(A) Subjects improved their performance with longer integration time, and their performance reached a plateau in less than 2.0s. The average performance (probability of a correct response) is plotted as a function of the average median response time (RT) across all subjects, separately for trials with a given level of time pressure (the average available time for each schedule is noted in the legend). Conventions are the same as in Fig 2. (B) Performance increased with longer RT but plateaued at ~1.25s. Performance is plotted as a function of RT binned in ten equal intervals. The solid curve shows the fit using a modified Weibull function. The histogram shows the distribution of RT across the ten bins. (C) Performance did not improve and plateaued closer to the deadline (except for schedule 3 where it declined closer to the deadline) for a given level of time pressure. For display purposes, only four of the six deadlines are shown. (D) Even with equal accumulation time, performance was reduced with more time pressure. Plotted is the average performance on RT-matched trials (based on mean) with adjacent levels of time pressure.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006070.g006