While many people freeze while witnessing a violent event, researchers say nine times out of ten, at least one person will intervene to help the victim.
Game theory may help explain our motivation to embark on altruistic and social activities, researchers say.
Researchers used Nash equilibrium game theory and adaptive control to program a robot that can better understand its human user's behavior. This allows the robot to anticipate and respond to the human's movements.
A new game theory model demonstrates how superstitious beliefs become established in a society's social norms. The model shows how distinct belief systems can evolve as a coordinated set of behaviors which are enforced by a consistent set of social norms.
A new study provides evidence that population density changes how individuals act.
Reviewing the data of over 35,000 people playing online poker games, researchers gain insight into how people process strategic information in competitive settings.