Prisoner’s Dilemma | definition of Prisoner’s Dilemma by Medical dictionary
A type of social dilemma in which there are only 2 ‘players’. In a prisoner’s dilemma, the highest combined payoff to the 2 players occurs if both choose the co-operative response, but the highest individual payoff goes to a player who chooses the competitive response on a play in which the other chooses the co-operative response
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