Social Dilemmas

 

Maurice Grinberg, Evgeniya Hristova

New Bulgarian Univerisy

 

 

Lecture 1. Social Dilemmas

 

Readings

 

Colman, A. (1995). Game theory and its applications in the social and biological sciences. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd., Ch. 1.

 

Colman, A. (2003). Cooperation, Psychological Game Theory, and Limitations of Rationality in Social Interaction. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, (26), 139–153.

 

Colman, A. M., & Pulford, B. D. (2012). Problems and Pseudo-Problems in Understanding Cooperation in Social Dilemmas. Psychological Inquiry, 23(1), 39–47.

 

 

Lecture 2. Cooperation in PrisonerÕs Dilemma

 

Readings

 

Grinberg, M. & Hristova, E. (2007). Is Cooperation in the Iterated PrisonerÕs Dilemma Game Due to Social Interaction? EuroCogSci07: The second European Cognitive Science Conference

 

Grinberg, M., & Hristova, E. (2009). SARL: A Computational Reinforcement Learning Model with Selective Attention. Proceedings of the 31th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 821–826.

 

 

Lecture 3. SimpsonÕs paradox effects on cooperation in PrisonerÕs Dilemma

 

Readings

 

Chater, N., Vlaev, I., & Grinberg, M. (2008). A new consequence of SimpsonÕs paradox: Stable cooperation in one-shot prisonerÕs dilemma from populations of individualistic learning agents. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, (137), 403–421.

 

 

Lecture 4. Social Relations and Cooperation

 

Readings

 

Fiske, A. P. (1992). The four elementary forms of sociality: framework for a unified theory of social relations. Psychological review, 99(4), 689.

 

Grinberg, M., Hristova, E. & Borisova, M. (2012). Cooperation in PrisonerÕs Dilemma Game: Influence of Social Realations. In N. Miyake, D. Peebles, & R. P. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 408 - 413). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

 

Hristova, E., Grinberg, M., Georgieva, I., & Borisova, M. (2013). Cooperation in PrisonerÕs Dilemma Game: Influence of PlayersÕ Social Roles. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

 

 

Lecture 5. Moral Dilemmas

 

Readings

 

Greene, J. D., Sommerville, R. B., Nystrom, L. E., Darley, J. M., & Cohen, J. D. (2001). An fMRI investigation of emotional engagement in moral judgment. Science, 293(5537), 2105-2108.

 

Moore, A. B., Clark, B. A., & Kane, M. J. (2008). Who shalt not kill? Individual differences in working memory capacity, executive control, and moral judgment. Psychological science, 19(6), 549-557.

 

Wiech, K., Kahane, G., Shackel, N., Farias, M., Savulescu, J., & Tracey, I. (2013). Cold or calculating? Reduced activity in the subgenual cingulate cortex reflects decreased emotional aversion to harming in counterintuitive utilitarian judgment. Cognition, 126(3), 364-372.

 

Hristova, E., Kadreva, V., & Grinberg, M. (2014). Emotions and Moral Judgment: A Multimodal Analysis. In Recent Advances of Neural Network Models and Applications (pp. 413-421). Springer International Publishing.

 

Hristova, E., Kadreva, V., & Grinberg, M. (2014). Moral Judgments and Emotions: Exploring the Role of ÔInevitability of deathÕ and ÔInstrumentality of harmÕ.  In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society