The Rationality of Irrationality in the Monty Hall Problem

@article{Ensslin2018TheRO,
  title={The Rationality of Irrationality in the Monty Hall Problem},
  author={Torsten A. Ensslin and Margret Westerkamp},
  journal={Annalen der Physik},
  year={2018},
  volume={531}
}
The rational solution of the Monty Hall problem unsettles many people. Most people, including the authors, think it feels wrong to switch the initial choice of one of the three doors, despite having fully accepted the mathematical proof for its superiority. Many people think the chances are 50‐50 between their options, but still strongly prefer to stay with their initial choice. Is there some sense behind these irrational feelings? Here, the possibility is entertained that intuition solves the… 
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