Oct 9, 2022
The Penny Problem That Breaks Your Brain
Our brains contain endless amounts of information, snippets of facts, experiences, and more. But how do you know if or when it will be useful?
Consider the penny problem: If you have 50 stacks of 50 pennies, and you know one of the stacks is fake, do you have the knowledge needed to find the most efficient measurement to find the fake? Yes, you probably do. Watch and discover the dual process theory of the brain, and how two thought systems work together to solve problems.
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