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Why Humans Improve Through Addition, Rather Than Subtraction

News   Apr 08, 2021 | Original story from the University of Virginia

 
Why Humans Improve Through Addition, Rather Than Subtraction

How would you stabilize this Lego structure to support the weight of a masonry brick placed on the top platform? University of Virginia researchers found most people in their study defaulted to adding a block at each corner, rather than removing the existing block to allow the platform to rest on the layer below. Credit: University of Virginia

 
 
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