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#242: Our Cute Animal Experiment, Explained

January 12th, 2011

Episode 339 of 902 episodes

Last month, we asked you to participate in our economics experiment. On today's podcast, we dive into the results. Everybody who participated saw the same three animal videos. But people were randomly assigned to two different groups. One group was asked to pick the animal they thought was the cutest. The other group was asked to pick the animal that they thought was most likely to be voted cutest by other participants.

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