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Assessing others: Evaluating the expertise of humans and computer algorithms
December 27, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Caltech researchers used fMRI technology to monitor the brain activity of volunteers as they interacted with "experts"--some human, others computer algorithms--to predict the behavior of a hypothetical financial asset. Volunteers responded more positively to human rather than computer "experts."Full Story
California Institute of Technology
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