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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When playing complicated games such as chess in which there are many different types of moves that are possible and required to win, researchers have found that a person's actions tend to become less rational — a discovery that could have profound implications for complex organizations like Wall Street. Simple games such as Tic-Tac-Toe (called ℠Noughts and Crosses´ in the UK) have only a handfull of possible,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.