The first option is most salient, by virtue of being first.

Level 0 players will tend to choose option 1. Level 1 players will realize that this is what level 0 players will do, so they will tend to choose option 2 ("the first one"). Level 2 players will realize that this is what level 1 players will do, so they will tend to choose option 4 ("the second one"). Level 3 players will realize that this is what level 2 players will do, so they will tend to choose option 5 ("the fourth one"). Apparently there are lots of level 1 ... (Read more)(Click to expand thread. ⌘F to Expand All)Cmd/Ctrl F to expand all comments on this post

When trying to choose randomly, people tend to avoid options with salient features. It is not so easy to sort players into levels accurately.

For the game theorists out there...

by CronoDAS 8y13th Jun 20111 min read10 comments

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Today's Poll of the Day at gamefaqs.com poses an "interesting" question...

I guess it's sort of like the minority game? Anyone want to try to analyze this?