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25 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 13 April 2009 01:26AM

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Comment author: MichaelHoward 13 April 2009 07:21:39PM 1 point [-]

If I recall correctly, if the experimental subjects know each other, the chances of action also go up.

You do recall correctly according to the first guy you cited, and Experiment 2 in the paper you cited had 70% of friend pairs and 40% of stranger pairs helping.