Table 2. Output variables (V) and their associated metrics (m).

V1. Collective position Average position of agents at the end of each run.
m1. Average collective position Average collective positions across 30 runs.
V2. Spread of individual positions Standard deviation of agent positions from the mean (collective position) at the end of each run.
m2. Average spread of individual positions Average standard deviation of agent positions from the mean (collective position) across 30 runs.
V3. Decision strategy One of three types of decision strategies occurring at the end of each run: whole-group convergence; point-person consensus; outside arbiter.
m3. Frequency of decision strategies Proportion of each of type of decision strategy across 30 runs.