Gumball and Bead Jars Used in Crowd Wisdom Experiment (image) Santa Fe Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Participants in the study were asked to estimate how many gumballs or beads filled a given jar. (Gumballs pictured: 659. Beads pictured: 27,852) Credit Albert Kao and Andrew Berdahl Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.