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Game of Chicken

Running the Game of Chicken with locally or online with Inquisit.

Scripts

To see the script run in Inquisit Web, click "View Web Demo". To run it locally with Inquisit Lab, first install Inquisit Lab, and then download the script.

Game of Chicken
A script implementing the hawk-dove varation of chicken for children. The participant plays against a computerized opponent that varies between hawkish and dovish strategies.
Inquisit 4 Download Script View Web Demo Last Updated: Jul 8, 2014, 11:24AM
Inquisit 3 Download Script View Web Demo Last Updated: Oct 3, 2012, 10:06AM

Selected Bibliography

Rapoport, A. and Chammah, A.M. (1966). The Game of Chicken. American Behavioral Scientist, 10.

Maynard Smith, J. and Price, G.R. (1973). The logic of animal conflict. Nature, 246, 15–18.

Meux, E.P. Meux (1973) Concern for the common good in an N-person game. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 28, 414-418.

Hammerstein, P. (1981). The Role of Asymmetries in Animal Contests. Animal Behavior, 29, 193–205.

Kim, Y-G. (1995). Status signaling games in animal contests. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 176, 221–231.

Cressman, R. (1995). Evolutionary Stability for Two-stage Hawk-Dove Games. Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics, 25, 145–155.

de Heus, P., Hoogervorst, N., & van Dijk, E. (2010) Framing prisoners and chickens: Valence effects in the prisoner’s dilemma and the chicken game. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 736-742.

Balliet, D., Li, N.P., Macfarlan, S.J., Van Vugt, M. (2011) Sex Differences in Cooperation: A Meta-Analytic Review of Social Dilemmas, Psychological Bulletin, 137, 881-909.

Links

Wikipedia Article. Wikipedia article on the game of chicken.

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