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Consensus Decision Making in Human Crowds

In groups of animals only a small proportion of individuals may possess particular information, such as a migration route or the direction to a resource. Individuals may differ in preferred direction resulting in conflicts of interest and, therefore, consensus decisions … Continue reading

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The Science of Decision-Making

Lots of people come together to decide the winner. Scientists are finding that such collective decision-making is much more complicated than it appears on the surface. The uninformed play an important role in keeping a group from getting hijacked by … Continue reading

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