A Rational Reconstruction of Misbehavior

@inproceedings{Massey2009ARR,
  title={A Rational Reconstruction of Misbehavior},
  author={Adam Massey},
  year={2009}
}
Classic social psychological research suggests that humans are more susceptible to social influence than they should be. This discrepancy between observed and normative behavior is often taken as the footprint of irrational reasoning. As much of the studied behavior is also socially undesirable, there is a dual verdict of irrationality and immorality. Using concepts and analytical tools from decision and game theories, we propose a rational reconstruction of key instances of misbehavior… CONTINUE READING
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