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RETRACTED ARTICLE: Quantum problems solved through games

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Humans are better than computers at performing certain tasks because of their intuition and superior visual processing. Video games are now being used to channel these abilities to solve problems in quantum physics. See Letter p.210

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RetractionIn view of the fact that the authors of ‘Exploring the quantum speed limit with computer games’ (J. J. W. H. Sørensen et al. Nature 532, 210–213; 2016) are retracting their report, the author has retracted this News and Views article, which dealt with the study and was based on the accuracy and reproducibility of the data in the paper.

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Maniscalco, S. RETRACTED ARTICLE: Quantum problems solved through games. Nature 532, 184–185 (2016).

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