If you think you’re too smart to be the victim of a con artist, you’re sorely mistaken. In a nod to Dr Maria Konnikova's session on the science of 'the con' at this year's Behavioral Alpha, we present five of the US' greatest financial swindles.
Poker legend Annie Duke talks to Clare Flynn Levy about the similarities between poker and investment, and why she believes that human decision-making can hold its own against the algorithms in a world of decision-making complexity.
Player psychology and process has always been important important in tennis - but never more so than at this year's US Open. Guest blogger John Quartararo explores the behavioral rituals of some well-known champions and considers what investors can learn from them.
When investing, how often do you step back to consider the valuable information offered by your emotions and physiological state? We review a new process for professional investors that offers deeper insights into how we each invest, and proven techniques for enhanced decision-making.
Despite predictions to the contrary, humans are still better-equipped than computers when it comes to decision-making in complex, uncertain conditions. As a result, industries like asset management should be using technology to support its humans, not replace them.
In these free webinar recordings, two highly respected investment coaches talk about the everyday thoughts and reactions to be aware of as you start to factor cognitive science into your own investment activity.
How creative is your investment thinking when you're stressed? Professor Mark Fenton-O’Creevy looks at nature and scientific evidence to illustrate that we may be less flexible than we think.
Jesse Livermore, the legendary investor represented in the investment classic, Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, was known for his trading and investment skill. He was also a keen advocate of self-awareness and documenting the behavioral factors that impact investment performance.
Dr. Mark Fenton-O’Creevy and David Jones of IG Index show how academia and professional investing actually agree on the importance of managing your emotions in the course of investment decision making. They’re focused on trading here, but their points are no less relevant to fund managers – it’s worth a watch.