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Irrational Exuberance Observed When It Comes To Investing
2014-07-08 13:44:25

new study has confirmed that The Oracle of Omaha knew what he was talking about as researchers from Caltech and Virginia Tech have found that during economic bubbles, wise traders receive an early warning signal from their brains telling them to sell

chimpanzee game theory
2014-06-06 09:07:10

As humans, we tend to take great pride in our position at the top of the food chain. A new study from CalTech, however, shows that, when it comes to competition, we might not rank as high as our cousins, the chimps.

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2010-02-24 15:04:41

The human brain is a big believer in equality—and a team of scientists from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, has become the first to gather the images to prove it.

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2010-02-08 15:25:00

Neuroscientists have tied the human aversion to losing money to a specific structure in the brain – the amygdala.

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2005-12-09 09:25:00

Investing money, getting married, switching jobs: All big decisions tinged with uncertainty, loaded with risk. Now, a new brain-imaging study finds that the higher the level of uncertainty, the more likely it is that emotion, not logic, will guide those choices.


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