Polling the Crowd Within


Polling the Crowd Within: “the average of two guesses for any individual participant was better than either guess alone, regardless of the time between guesses. So polling the ???crowd within??? does indeed yield a statistically more accurate answer. What???s more, this internal crowd gets more independent-minded with time: Contestants who were asked to second-guess themselves three weeks later benefited even more by averaging their two guesses than did those who second-guessed themselves immediately.???”

This gives me a great idea for a killer cellphone/IM (or Twitter?) application, should anyone have any spare seed money kicking around…


About mrG

I am a musician but I am a different sort of musician
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s