Rational actors tragically don’t do well in social dilemmas according to game theory. Things would be different if play were to continue indefinitely. But there ain’t no such thing. All things must come to an end. Read More
Questions of psychological interest pop up everywhere. My approach to blogging is promiscuous, opportunistic, and heterodox. I comment on a variety of issues, ranging from animal behavior to the human experience of guilt and happiness to philosophy of science. I draw on personal experience, recent public events such as movies or media debacles, and of course the peer-reviewed archive of our field.