from day 15/03/2018

Why do we flip coins ? Random draws as personal decision-making devices under uncertainty

- For my undergraduate, I was completely undecided between medicine and engineering. I liked both and could not make up my mind.- How did you decide?- I flipped a coin. Heads for medicine and tails for engineering.- You did not!- I did. The coin landed on tails and I heard myself thinking, “Let’s do best of three”. And that is how I realized what I really wanted.- By doing the best of three?- Of course not. There was no need anymore. I knew I wanted to do medicine.

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