Are you good at random tasks?

When Are You Really Random? After Age 24

The ability to behave randomly can be a great asset. Think of the mouse trying to outrun a cat — moving in an erratic, unpredictable way makes it harder to catch. In humans, this sort of behavior is thought to be linked to creativity and cognitive complexity. But understanding the mind’s capacity to produce randomness is difficult. Recently, a team from Europe pitted humans and computers against one another in a series of tasks designed to measure random choice-making. Around age 25, the researchers determined, people are best able to produce a random result. ….[READ]