The wisdom of polarized crowds

 
Abel Dean
 
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Abel Dean
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10 March 2019 08:21
 

If we are looking for truth, then such cream will tend to rise to the top when ideologically-diverse members of a team civilly disagree with each other. A sociological study bears out this wisdom. Scientific American published an interview with a co-author of the study here:

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-wisdom-of-crowds-requires-the-political-left-and-right-to-work-together/

The original article published in Nature is here:

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-019-0541-6