Decision Making: Rational Choice or Hyper-Rational Choice

  • Gholamreza Askari Semnan University
  • Madjid Eshaghi Gordji Semnan University
Keywords: Decision making, Game theory, Rationality, Hyper-rationality, Outcomes.


In this paper, we provide an interpretation of the rationality in game theory in which player consider the profit or loss of the opponent in addition to personal profit at the game.‎ ‎‎The goal of a game analysis with two hyper-rationality players is to provide insight into real-world situations that are often more complex than a game with two rational players where the choices of strategy are only based on individual preferences. The hyper-rationality does not mean perfect rationality but an insight toward how human decision-makers behave in interactive decisions. ‎‎The findings of this research can help to enlarge our understanding of the psychological aspects of strategy choices in games and also provide an analysis of the decision-making process with cognitive economics approach at the same time.‎ ‎‎‎


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How to Cite
Askari, G., & Eshaghi Gordji, M. (2020). Decision Making: Rational Choice or Hyper-Rational Choice. Statistics, Optimization & Information Computing, 8(2), 583-589.
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