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The puzzle of the Hi-Lo Game

Professor Nick Chater explains the paradox of the seemingly-simple Hi-Lo game and what it tells us about a uniquely human ability: 'we-thinking'.

In this first video of the week I begin to expand the discussion from the ways we each make decisions on our own, to the factors that come into play when we have to jointly come to a decision with someone else.

We start by exploring the puzzle of the Hi-Lo game.

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