Prisoner’s Dilemma Videos

19 Apr

Last night I was teaching the prisoner’s dilemma to my students. Turns out there are a lot of entertaining videos on the topic. For example:

My students found these especially enjoyable:

For a more serious look at the background:

4 Responses to “Prisoner’s Dilemma Videos”

  1. Enrique Guerra-Pujol April 19, 2017 at 9:49 am #

    One of my favorites non-fiction books on game theory is “prisoners dilemma” by William Poundstone. He goes over the history and evolution of the PD.

    • jecgenovese April 19, 2017 at 11:48 am #

      along a similar line, I enjoyed Anatol Rapoport’s autobiography CERTAINTIES AND DOUBTS

      • Enrique Guerra-Pujol April 20, 2017 at 12:16 pm #

        Thanks for the pointer. I will add Rapoport to my summer reading list…

  2. Kathy H April 19, 2017 at 9:53 am #

    Very interesting. The game show seems very twisted. I wonder what that says for the producers.

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