TEHRAN (FNA)- People's ability to make random choices or mimic a random process, such as coming up with hypothetical results for a series of coin flips
, peaks around age 25, according to a study.
Part II plays out in a series of theoretical coin flips
where heads is dating Troy and tails is dating Ryan.
When they have two losses in coin flips
at poker, they erroneously start thinking the next one is likely to be a win.
The statistically expected chance of obtaining two tails in two coin flips
is kept at 25% in all four conditions (3/6 x 3/6 = .
There could be as much drama in a couple coin flips
as there is in the games during the final night of the football regular season this evening.
In these games, a sequence of local coin flips
is generated, which must be combined to form a single global coin flip
In one illustration of this so-called gambler's fallacy, volunteers wrongly assume that a run of heads in a sequence of random coin flips
will give way to a corrective series of tails to result in roughly equal numbers of heads and tails overall.