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I'm interested in simulations of human behavior.

Nicky Case has done some really good ones:

https://ncase.me/trust/ - A simulation of repeated prisoner's dilemma under different scenarios, showing how trust can be built and destroyed between people.

https://ncase.me/crowds/ - A simulation of memes spreading in a society, and how the relations between people affect whether a meme will spread or not.

I like the fact that they are easy for people to interact with, and you can learn how things that we accept just happen in society are shown to be emergent phenomena that are the result of simple behavior.

My question: Do you know of more sources of simulations like these that you can share? I'm especially interested in simulations of people's emotional connections with each other, and group dynamics.

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  • $\begingroup$ Not sure, but check out the term 'agent-based modelling' and also note that many such simulations are run under the term 'game'. $\endgroup$ – Cameron Brick May 13 '19 at 13:25
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Nicky Case is a tough act to follow, but there are a lot of simulations available for a variety of different theories in social psychology and behavioural economics. As such, I won't try to list them all, but provide a "list of lists" that should help you to find more.

The above lists are all free; the catalogue would be much larger if you add paid services such as classroom education software.

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