Rock, Paper, Scissors : Game Theory in Everyday Life, by Fisher, Len
- ISBN: 9780465009381 | 0465009387
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/3/2008
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Praised by Entertainment Weekly as the man who "put the fizz into physics," IgNobel Prize-winner Len Fisher turns his attention to game theory to shed light on why we have trouble cooperating. His quest to understand what makes us all get along takes him to: New York City sidewalks to play "chicken" with commuters, a child's birthday party to calculate the proper distribution of gifts, the polite confines of an English dinner party, the busy streets of India, the wilds of the Australian outback, and more....