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Complex Games Lead To Irrational Decision Making
2013-01-08 15:04:34

A new study highlights how complex games make it harder for players to develop optimal strategies, thus leading to less rational behavior – an observation that has profound implications for how we understand stock markets.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.