A Better Course

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links for December 6th

December 7th, 2010 · No Comments

  • These Swiss people would never have seen and did not know anything about these sets of two candidates. Subsequently they asked them “who do you think will win this election?” In 72% of the cases, having seen only the two photographs, people predicted the results of the elections correctly… That’s probably a lot better than most political analysts. Then they got a little mischievous; they gave the photographs to 681 children and told them “we are going to play boat; who do you want as captain of our ship?” In 71% of the cases, the children’s’ choice correctly predicted the winner of the local French parliamentary elections.

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