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Bird Brainiacs

Posted on September 1st 2011 in Blog with Comments Off on Bird Brainiacs

Pigeons are smarter than most┬ámathematicians. Well, they are if you look at one specific mathematical conundrum called the Monty Hall Problem. The name ┬ácomes from the host of an American quiz show, who, at the end of each show, offered a contestant the chance to win a prize. The prize (a new car) was hidden behind one of three doors; behind the other doors lay goats. The contestant first picked one of the doors. Monty, would then proceed to open one of the remaining doors revealing a goat. The contestant then gets the chance to either keep the door they’ve…

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