I’m glad to see that finally someone is putting mathematics to some good use. I present to you The social norm of leaving the toilet seat down: A game theoretic analysis. (Via Crooked Timber.)

I’m glad to see that finally someone is putting mathematics to some good use. I present to you The social norm of leaving the toilet seat down: A game theoretic analysis. (Via Crooked Timber.)

Really, they needed to finish what they started and figure out who should be responsible for replacing the toilet paper when it runs out.

For that matter, can game theory help stamp out the infidels who replace the roll so that it unspools down the back?