Remember me

Register  |   Lost password?


 

A blog about cognitive and behavioural economics. Building mathematical models of how psychology influences economic systems.


Why endings matter [spoiler-free Game of Thrones references]

Sat, 25 May 2019 15:01:08 GMT

It probably has not escaped your notice that the Game of Thrones TV series finished this week. If you use social media at all, I suspect you also saw some anguished squawks about how awful the ending was. How the incompetent writers screwed it all up. Maybe you even signed the petition, along with 1.5 million others, to have the last series remade with a different conclusion. Personally I thought it wasn't a bad outcome, but I seem to be in the minority. Either way, why does this have such...