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:
Tags: prisoner's dilemma, Psychology
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.
along a similar line, I enjoyed Anatol Rapoport’s autobiography CERTAINTIES AND DOUBTS
Thanks for the pointer. I will add Rapoport to my summer reading list…
Very interesting. The game show seems very twisted. I wonder what that says for the producers.
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