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Caring about the local community

In this video, fisherman Dirk Sloot talks about his community

In this video the fisherman Dirk Sloot tells about how much people care about each other in the local community.

This clearly demonstrates that people are not selfish outcome maximisers, but that we care for each other and also consider the outcomes of other people. Be it the cleaning of a shared kitchen, the fishing on shrimps in the North sea or whatever collective good we share with other people, it is important to realise that human decision making is deeply social, and multiple outcomes, including the outcomes of other people, are taken into consideration. In the course Understanding Human Decision Making in a Complex World (starting Spring 2022) we will go deeper into how human decision making can be captured in computational models.

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Understanding Human Behaviour: Introduction to Game Theory and Shared Resources

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