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Denver July 22 2013

Denver July 22 2013

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The cognitive shortcomings of Investors
This is Your Brain on Stocks
Behavioral Economics, Neurofinanceand Why You Are Not Wired to MakeIntelligent Financial Decisions
Presentation by Barry RitholtzJuly 22, 2013
This is Your Brain.
This is Your Brain on Drugs
1987 PSA
Your brain weighs 3 pounds, and is 100,000 years old. It is a
dynamic, opportunistic, self-organizing systemof systems
.” MRIs have revealed to Neurologists what our brains looks like when making decisions . We canobserve it 1) in real time; 2) under actual conditions, and 3) in reaction to financial risk/reward stimuli.Once we begin trading stocks, however, our brains begin to undergo subtle physical change that we canactually see in the MRIs of Traders . . .

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