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What do Kids, Bankers, and World Leaders Have in Common?

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These days parents spend a lot of time playing card games with their kids to practice social distancing and observe stay-at-home orders.

Have you ever wondered whether children are excessively confident in their future performance when playing with you? If so, would their unreasonable expectations decrease with learning and feedback?

Also, does it depend on whether you play with a girl or a boy? A recently published article in Scientific Reports tries to answer these questions by playing a grand total of more than 3,400 turns of an experimental card game with preschoolers and kindergartners (Kerr and Zelazo, 2004).

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