Setting:
The setting of the film took place in Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, in 1950 and in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge from 1951 to 1959. Main Characters:
John Nash The schizophrenic who later got a Nobel Prize for his mathematical prowess. Alicia Nash The student of Nash who later becomes his wife and helps him overcome his illness. Parcher The Defense Department agent who was also imagined by Nash Charles Nash's roommate whom he also imagined.

Main Problems:
There is a lack of social interaction with his classmates. Nash also has the inability of accepting defeat. He also has the tendencies to have a world of his own, and he also brings to life imaginary friends or people in his illusion of being one who has the responsibility of keeping the world safe. Conclusion:

Nash is a paranoid schizophrenic. His college roommate Charles, his roommate's niece, and the Defense Department agent were all imagined. Nash is hospitalized, and undergoes intense experimental treatment with mixed results. In his later years, he's able to control his illness and goes on to win a Nobel Prize for his economic theories. Description of Behavior:

Nash could function socially in the outside world, but he became engrossed in his science to the point where he became distracted. His abnormality was clear in the movie where he is shown to talk to illusionary individuals. Clearly, to some, his behavior was not adaptive, but to a fellow scientist in the same field, perhaps they could relate to the method in which John Nash received his inspiration. Evidence of Disorder:

The film shows John Nash throwing furniture out his window, and clandestine trips to an imaginary drop off point for his decoded messages. The movie also leads one to believe that Nash felt people were out to harm him. Signs:

Nash is having delusions that he is the key to world safety during the Cold War, and he is also having the illusions that a government agent...

...In the short span of ten years, John Forbes Nash, Jr. published an astounding fourteen papers relating to such diverse mathematical subjects as game theory, differential equations, parabolic equations, and fluid dynamics. Although Nash is best known for his works in game theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in economics in 1994, his other mathematical works do deserve investigation. Many argue however, that Nash's theories relating to...

...John Forbes Nash Jr. (born June 13, 1928) is a mathematician who worked in game theory and differential geometry. He shared the 1994 Nobel Prize for economics with two other game theorists, Reinhard Selten and John Harsanyi.
After a promising start to his mathematical career, Nash began to suffer from schizophrenia around his 30th year, an illness from which he has only recovered some 25 years later.
John...

...John Forbes Nash Jr.
Introduction
John Forbes Nash Jr. was born on June 13th of 1928. He has greatly impacted
today’s society with his works in game theory, differential geometry, and partial
differential equations. His theories are used in many aspects of our lives today
such as in economics, computing, evolutionary biology, artificial intelligence,
...

...A beautiful mind is a great way to describe JohnNash because he was a brilliant person who suffered and fought through Schizophrenia. Nash was born on June 13, 1928, in Bluefield, West Virginia. His father was an electrical engineer for the Appalachian Electric Power Company. His mother, name was Virginia Martin and she had been a schoolteacher before she married. Nash had a younger sister, Martha, born November 16, 1930....

... the Nash equilibrium is a solution concept of a non-cooperative game involving two or more players, in which each player is assumed to know the equilibrium strategies of the other players, and no player has anything to gain by changing only their own strategy unilaterally. If each player has chosen a strategy and no player can benefit by changing strategies while the other players keep theirs unchanged, then the current set of strategy choices and the corresponding payoffs...

...Nash Equilibrium and Dominant Strategies
Nash Equilibrium is a term used in game theory to describe an equilibrium where each player's strategy is optimal given the strategies of all other players. A Nash Equilibrium exists when there is no unilateral profitable deviation from any of the players involved. In other words, no player in the game would take a different action as long as every other player remains the same. Nash Equilibria...

...Security Dilemma the Collective Action Problem and the Nash Equilibrium.
Criticism of the United Nations highlight the lack of power it has and its reliance on superpowers for legitimacy. The use by states of the UN is conditional on whether it serves state self-interest and whether the value of participating outweighs the cost (Abbott and Snidal 2005: 27). This brings into question why states would allow the UN to impose International laws and Norms that erode state...

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