The Monty Hall Problem is cognitive Three-Card Monte

The Monty Hall Problem is a rather famous brain teaser, a rare mathematical puzzle that entered pop culture so successfully it was featured in a movie. I’m not that interested in providing yet another explanation of its counterintuitive correct answer; there are dozens on the Internet, for example here and here and here and here and here. What fascinates me is why so many smart … Read more The Monty Hall Problem is cognitive Three-Card Monte