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Title Game theory : lost in New York / ABC News Productions.
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2006]
©2006

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Subject Game theory.
Perception.
Human behavior.
Personality and motivation.
Alt Name Schadler, Jay.
Nalebuff, Barry, 1958-
Berman, Thomas.
Pyle, Jack.
ABC News Productions.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Ohio Library and Information Network.
OhioLINK Digital Media Center.
Alternate Title Primetime live (Television program)
Add Title Lost in New York
Note Streaming video (41 min.)
Title from DVD container.
Originally produced for the television program Primetime Live, broadcast on March 16, 2006.
System Details System requirements: Real Player media software.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Access Available to OhioLINK member libraries.
Cast Correspondent, Jay Schadler; Barry Nalebuff.
Credits Producer, Thomas Berman ; editor, Jack Pyle.
Summary Six pairs of people are deposited in separate locations all over New York City and ordered to find each other -- without being told where to look. This program presents an intriguing psychological puzzle involving participants who must join up -- somewhere, somehow -- in a city of eight million people. Incorporating principles from the mathematical discipline known as game theory the program shows how envisioning the plans and intentions of others, when utilizing the scantiest of evidence and the most basic inferences, can produce a viable strategy. In the 2nd part of the program, how game theory and "credible threats" influence behavior-- five overweight people are challenged to lose 15 lbs in two months in order to prevent photographs of themselves in small swimsuits from airing on TV.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Columbus, OH : OhioLINK, 2007. Digitized and made available by OhioLINK Digital Media Center from video dist. by Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
Publisher # FFH 36260 Films for the Humanities and Sciences
OCLC # 378436909
Link Digital video collection FFH 36260 (OCoLC)52376650.
Additional Format Game theory. (OCoLC)122942775.