Fall 2015: Understanding Choice

Understanding CHOICE WHY IT’S IMPORTANT  Understanding how human beings make decisions is critical in fields like cybersecurity, public health, elections and governance, and economics. How often do people make rational choices, weighing all the options? How often...

Fall 2015: Life is Not Chess

LIFE is NOT Chess COUNTED AS A LOSS OR A “STATISTICAL TIE,” POKER MATCHUP POINTS TO BETTER DECISION MAKING Life is not a chess game.  The world is not a chessboard, with every piece visible. Life is more like a hand of poker, according to Tuomas Sandholm of...