Game Theory and Business Strategy

A Beautiful Mind

This is the "Nash equilibrium" scene from A Beautiful Mind. As reviewer Andrew Stickland notes, "he's in a bar, eyeing up a group of attractive young women. How visually convenient." though theoretically very wrong.

If you can't see the above video, click here to download the file (may require Quicktime).

You should be able to figure out why the example in the clip is not an equilibrium.