Media coverage

PRESS RELATED TO PUBLISHED RESEARCH

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Colman, A. M., Krockow, E. M., Chattoe-Brown, E., & Tarrant, C. (2019). Medical prescribing and antibiotic resistance: A game-theoretic analysis of a potentially catastrophic social dilemma. PLOS ONE, 14(4), 1–13.  AND Tarrant, C., Colman, A. M., Chattoe-Brown, E., Jenkins, D. R., Mehtar, S., Perera, N., & Krockow, E. M. (in press). Optimising antibiotic prescribing: Collective approaches to managing a common-pool resource. Clinical Microbiology and Infection.

Colman, A. M. (2015). A dictionary of psychology (4th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Colman, A. M., Pulford, B. D., & Lawrence, C. L. (2014). Explaining strategic coordination: Cognitive hierarchy theory, strong Stackelberg reasoning, and team reasoning. Decision, 1(1), 35-58.

Colman, A. M., Browning, L., & Pulford, B. D. (2012). Spontaneous similarity discrimination in the evolution of cooperation. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 299, 162-171.

Colman, A. M., Pulford, B. D., Omtzigt, D., & al-Nowaihi, A. (2010). Learning to cooperate without awareness in multiplayer minimal social situations. Cognitive Psychology, 61, 201-227.

Colman, A. M., & Browning, L. (2009). Evolution of cooperative turn-taking. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 11, 949-963.

Bolger, F., Pulford, B. D., & Colman, A. M. (2008). Market entry decisions: Effects of absolute and relative confidence. Experimental Psychology, 55, 113-120.

Colman, A. M., Pulford, B. D., & Rose, J. (2008). Collective rationality in interactive decisions: Evidence for team reasoning. Acta Psychologica, 128, 387–397.

Colman, A. M., & Wilson, J. C. (1997). Antisocial personality disorder: An evolutionary game theory analysis. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 2, 23-34.

Colman, A. M. (1993, September/October). A supernatural IQ? Investigating a claim to an extraordinary IQ. The Skeptic, 7(5), 12-13.

Colman, A. M. (1991). Crowd psychology in South African murder trials. American Psychologist, 46, 1071-1079.

Colman, A. M., & Gorman, L. P. (1982). Conservatism, dogmatism, and authoritarianism in British police officers. Sociology, 16, 1-11.

 

GENERAL PRESS

How to Win a Poker: Cheltenham Science Festival (2016)

"Et si Cameron avait plutôt demandé" - Atlantico (2015)

"Cameron's Trick Question" - EU Referendum Bloomberg News (2015)

"Scots Are Voting on the Wrong Question"  Bloomberg News (2014)

“Should Scotland remain part of the United Kingdom”  (2014)

"Game theory" (interview in Thinking in Practice) (2012)

"Creationism in schools" (2011)

 

TELEVISION AND VIDEO

BBC4: The Joy of Winning, 28 August 2018, 21:00. Dr Hannah Fry discusses how to have a happier life and a better world all thanks to maths. Andrew Colman in credited as a consultant for the programme. [59 minutes]  Clip

Sky 1 TV: Duck Quacks Don’t Echo, 12 October 2017, 20:00, Series 6, Episode 7, “Winning a game makes people more likely to cheat the next time”, presented by Victoria Coren Mitchell, Rob Beckett, and Melanie C. [approx. 15 minutes] Wikipedia listing

pulse-project: “Game Theory”, Andrew Colman gives a podcast expert explanation of game theory and its applications, 22 March 2014. [4 minutes 45 seconds]

YouTube video: "Similarity Discrimination", 18 April 2012. [3 minutes 40 secs]

YouTube video: BBC TV, Rough Justice - "Murder in Mind", BBC1, 01 April 1993, 21:30. Andrew Colman interviewed at 14'45", 17'02", and 19'02". [36 minutes]

Channel Four, Right To Reply: "Satanic Abuse" ­ – Brian Hayes interviews Beatrix Campbell and Andrew Colman, 6 Oct 1990, 18:30–19:00. Andrew Colman from 3’40”.
[15 minutes]

Central TV, Central Weekend - "What's in a Name?" ITV1, 03 July 1987, 23:40. Andrew Colman interviewed at 3'42" and 10'35". [18 minutes] 

YouTube video: BBC TV, Horizon - "Nice Guys Finish First", BBC 2, 14 April, 1986. Andrew Colman with Richard Dawkins, 10'44"-17'57" and 24'27"-29'55". [46 minutes]

ITV1 TV, Central News – "Effects of Cartoon Violence", 11 February 1986. Andrew Colman interviewed at 00’41”. [2 minutes] 

BBC TV, Oxford Road Show "Police Prejudice", BBC2, 20 November 1981, 19:15. Andrew Colman interviewed from 2’12” and from 10’02”. [12 minutes] 

BBC TV, Out of Court "Police Prejudice", BBC2, 07 October 1981. Andrew Colman interviewed from 5’50” onwards. [10 minutes]

 

RADIO

CapeTalk radio - The John Maytham Show, "The Bystander Effect", Andrew Colman interviewed by John Maytham about teachers who stood by and watched a schoolboy killing, 01 November 2013, 14:04. [8 minutes 57 seconds]

BBC World Service, The Why Factor: “the Mob” – 02 Feb 2013 4:32–04:50; 04 Feb 2013 11:32–11.50. Mike Williams interviews five people about crowd behaviour. Andrew Colman from 05’02”, 06’09”, 09’12”, and 15’20” [18 minutes]

WAMC Northeast Public Radio NY: The Academic Minute – "Natural selection and cooperation", 20 June 2012. [2 minutes 40 seconds] 

Radio 4, In Our Time, "Game Theory", 10th May 2012. [45 minutes]

BBC Radio 5 Live – interview about "Eliminating Crime", 31 May 1997. [6 minutes] 

BBC World Service – Interview about "Communal Violence", 24 June 1994, repeated 25 June 1994. [3 mins] 

BBC Radio 2 John Dunn Show – interview about "Émile Coué and Autosuggestion", 14 June 1994, 18:15. [7 minutes] 

BBC Radio 4 - All in the Mind, interview, alongside Major Ian Palmer, about the psychology of "Ethnic hostility in South Africa and Bosnia", 03 May 1994, 11:30, repeated 04 May 1994, 19:45. [13 minutes] 

BBC Radio 4 - Law in Action, interview about the "Admissibility of Expert Psychological Evidence", 21 January 1994, 20:50. [3 minutes] 

BBC Radio 4 - All in the Mind, debate with Graham Wagstaff about "Hypnosis", 30 April 1991, 11:30, repeated 31 April 1991, 19:45. [10 minutes] 

BBC Radio 4 - All in the Mind, 18 January 1990, interview about "Evidence in a Murder Trial in South Africa", 11:30, repeated 19 January 1990, 19:45. [11 minutes]

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