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Can Simple Transmission Chains Foster Collective Intelligence in Binary-Choice Tasks?
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We introduce a novel approach for aggregating judgments—the transmission chain—which has not yet been consistently evaluated in the context of collective intelligence. Expand
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LIONESS Lab: a free web-based platform for conducting interactive experiments online
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LIONESS Lab is a free web-based platform for interactive online experiments. Expand
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Search as a simple take-the-best heuristic
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We focus on environments in which individuals have to explore the solution space gradually and where their reward is determined by one unique solution they choose to exploit. Expand
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Transmission Chains or Independent Solvers? A Comparative Study of Two Collective Problem-Solving Methods
Groups can be very successful problem-solvers. This collective achievement crucially depends on how the group is structured, that is, how information flows between members and how individualExpand
Comparing Groups of Independent Solvers and Transmission Chains as Methods for Collective Problem-Solving
Groups can be very successful problem-solvers. This collective achievement crucially depends on how the group is structured, that is, how information flows between members and how individualExpand
Experimental Study and Modeling of Three Classes of Collective Problem-Solving Methods
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In many social systems, groups of individuals can find remarkably efficient solutions to complex cognitive problems, sometimes even outperforming a single expert. Expand
The social dynamics of collective problem-solving
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When searching for solutions to a problem, people often rely on the observation of their peers. Expand