The wisdom of polarized crowds

@article{Shi2019TheWO,
  title={The wisdom of polarized crowds},
  author={Feng Shi and M. Teplitskiy and Eamon Duede and James Evans},
  journal={Nature Human Behaviour},
  year={2019},
  volume={3},
  pages={329-336}
}
As political polarization in the United States continues to rise1–3, the question of whether polarized individuals can fruitfully cooperate becomes pressing. Although diverse perspectives typically lead to superior team performance on complex tasks4,5, strong political perspectives have been associated with conflict, misinformation and a reluctance to engage with people and ideas beyond one’s echo chamber6–8. Here, we explore the effect of ideological composition on team performance by… Expand
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