Monty Hall still wants to make a deal

The New York Times recently highlighted a piece by M. Keith Chen that argues that some of the classic behavioral studies in psychology suffer from the Monty Hall Problem.  The basic situation game: An actor is presented with three choices (doors), A, B, and C.  There are two outcomes randomly distributed behind each door: a reward and two failures (a car and two goats).  Each door has an equal chance of containing any of the prizes (without replacement) and the actor chooses a door.  The game then reveals one of the non-chosen outcomes (if the player chose B, then the Continue reading Monty Hall still wants to make a deal