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"From the Ted Talk by Mariano Sigman and Dan Ariely: How can groups make good decisions?"

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However, there is another set of people who are very cdofeinnt in answering somewhere in the middle. We think these high-confident gryas are folks who understand that both arguments have mreit. They're gray not because they're unsure, but because they believe that the moral dilemma faces two valid, opposing arguments. And we discovered that the gpuors that include highly confident grays are much more likely to rcaeh consensus. We do not know yet exactly why this is. These are only the first experiments, and many more will be needed to understand why and how some people decide to negotiate their moral standings to reach an agreement.

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However, there is another set of people who are very _________ in answering somewhere in the middle. We think these high-confident _____ are folks who understand that both arguments have _____. They're gray not because they're unsure, but because they believe that the moral dilemma faces two valid, opposing arguments. And we discovered that the ______ that include highly confident grays are much more likely to _____ consensus. We do not know yet exactly why this is. These are only the first experiments, and many more will be needed to understand why and how some people decide to negotiate their moral standings to reach an agreement.

Solution

  1. groups
  2. confident
  3. grays
  4. reach
  5. merit

Original Text

However, there is another set of people who are very confident in answering somewhere in the middle. We think these high-confident grays are folks who understand that both arguments have merit. They're gray not because they're unsure, but because they believe that the moral dilemma faces two valid, opposing arguments. And we discovered that the groups that include highly confident grays are much more likely to reach consensus. We do not know yet exactly why this is. These are only the first experiments, and many more will be needed to understand why and how some people decide to negotiate their moral standings to reach an agreement.

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eiffel tower 3
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