Study finds that most people suck at Rock, Paper, Scissors

The game of Rock, Paper, Scissors (RPS) seems pretty straightforward, right? Well, according to this study, a host of psychological effects come into play in this seemingly simple game. Here, the researchers pitted humans against computerized opponents to determine the types of strategies people used in different scenarios. They found that, although the optimal strategy is to pick rock, paper, or scissors equally often (and randomly), people tended to slightly over-select rock, perhaps becau

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