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Game Theory Might Solve Your Marital Problems! (Whatever Game Theory Is)

Normally I hate articles and books about how "Men do this, women do this, relationships are like this, and unless you're like this you're going to wind up like THIS," because typically they are boring, disingenuous, never effective, dehumanizing, cash-grabby, and dumb. But though obviously all relationships are… » 6/13/12 4:00pm 6/13/12 4:00pm

Game Theory Reveals Why Local Amateur Game Theorist Is Still Single

Slate got a philosophy major named Mark Gimein to apply Game Theory to the problem of Women My Age And Older Who Can't Find Husbands. (What an unusual move, couching Tyra-grade subject matter in grandiose academic terminology!) I read it because I never really understood "game theory" and I still don't, but here's the… » 4/10/08 1:30pm 4/10/08 1:30pm