Peek a boo + attachment theory “Attachment theory emphasizes the behaviour and responsivity to the primary caregiver(s) as well as the need for a secure base, the problematic effects of poor attachments, of seperation and of loss.” -Cambridge handbook of psychology, health and medicine What was the first game you played?
A bit of game theory: Game structure Players Rules Stakes/Payoffs Types of games Zero sum/non-zero sum (chess / prisoners dilemma) Cooperative/non-cooperative Perfect information/imperfect information ?? ( passage, penguins)
Symbolism / abstraction
Politics / behavior
Complexity / intellect
What constitutes a game? What happens when the outcome of the game is undeterminable? Passage Can the game impose control? Penguins Can you enter into a game unknowingly?
Conways game of life 4 simple rules 1) Any cell with 2 on neighbors stays as is 2) Any “on” cell with 4 or more on neighbors turns off next generation 3) Any “on” cell with 1 or 0 on neighbors turns off next generation 4) Any “off” cell with 3 on neighbors turns on next generation Emergent behavior Blinker, gliders Simulation of crowds Is it a game?