You'd think that in any given situation, acting in your own best interest would get the best possible outcome for you. But that's not always the case. The prisoner's dilemma, one of the best-known examples from a field called game theory, shows that sometimes, doing what benefits the group is the best approach for the individual — but that's easier said than done.
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Written by Ashley Hamer August 31, 2017
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