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New Study Finds Groups Demonstrate Distinctive 'Collective Intelligence' When Facing Difficult Tasks


September 30, 2010

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A new study co-authored by MIT, Carnegie Mellon University and Union College researchers documents the existence of collective intelligence among groups of people who cooperate well, showing that such intelligence extends beyond the cognitive abilities of the groups' individual members, and that the tendency to cooperate effectively is linked to the number of women in a group. Full Story

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