Research summaries

The Wisdom of the Inner Crowd

What we learned about improving estimation accuracy by studying decisions made in casinos. A story involving an unlucky ox, pearls, diamonds, poker chips, and €300,000.

Malleable Lies

How we used data from the British game show Golden Balls to study lying when the stakes are high.

Do Descriptive Social Norms Drive Peer Punishment?

The impact of social norms on peer punishment, and their effect on cooperation in the long run.

Gender and Competitiveness

How we used data from the Dutch version of the TV game show Deal or No Deal to study gender differences in willingness to compete for high stakes.

Split or Steal?

How we used data from the British game show Golden Balls to study cooperation when the stakes are high.