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"From the Ted Talk by Baba Shiv: Sometimes it's good to give up the driver's seat"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So you have 30 minutes now to solve these 15 pzeulzs. Now, the question we're asking here is, in tmers of the octmoue — and it comes in the number of puzzles solved — will you in the driver's seat end up snoilvg more puzzles because you are in control, you could decide which tea you would choose, or would you be better off, in terms of the number of puzzles solved? And, systemically, what we will show, across a series of studies, is that you, the passengers, even though the tea was picked for you at random, will end up solving more puzzles than you, the drivers.

Open Cloze

So you have 30 minutes now to solve these 15 _______. Now, the question we're asking here is, in _____ of the _______ — and it comes in the number of puzzles solved — will you in the driver's seat end up _______ more puzzles because you are in control, you could decide which tea you would choose, or would you be better off, in terms of the number of puzzles solved? And, systemically, what we will show, across a series of studies, is that you, the passengers, even though the tea was picked for you at random, will end up solving more puzzles than you, the drivers.

Solution

  1. puzzles
  2. outcome
  3. solving
  4. terms

Original Text

So you have 30 minutes now to solve these 15 puzzles. Now, the question we're asking here is, in terms of the outcome — and it comes in the number of puzzles solved — will you in the driver's seat end up solving more puzzles because you are in control, you could decide which tea you would choose, or would you be better off, in terms of the number of puzzles solved? And, systemically, what we will show, across a series of studies, is that you, the passengers, even though the tea was picked for you at random, will end up solving more puzzles than you, the drivers.

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puzzles solved 4
stock market 3
making decisions 3

Important Words

  1. choose
  2. control
  3. decide
  4. drivers
  5. minutes
  6. number
  7. outcome
  8. passengers
  9. picked
  10. puzzles
  11. question
  12. random
  13. seat
  14. series
  15. show
  16. solve
  17. solved
  18. solving
  19. studies
  20. systemically
  21. tea
  22. terms