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What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Decision-Making and Behavioural Biases

Decision-Making and Behavioural Biases | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

All decisions made by humans have biases.  It is important that when making important decisions that we seek to understand how biases affect those decsions.  The following is an extensive list of biases.

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Why businessmen around the world are so superstitious - Economic Times

Why businessmen around the world are so superstitious - Economic Times | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Why businessmen around the world are so superstitiousEconomic TimesPsychologists call this magical thinking, because this behaviour of the child does not arise from any comprehension of or concern about the link between the cause and the...
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Use the Psychology of Focus to Get More Done

Use the Psychology of Focus to Get More Done | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Beware the Illusion of Multitasking Have you ever had one of those days when you felt like you achieved a lot of things, but when you thought about it before a good night’s sleep, you found you’ve actually achieved nothing?
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Psychology and Temperament - Value Investment - Musicwhiz's ...

Psychology and Temperament - Value Investment - Musicwhiz's ... | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

Behavioural Finance is a very new field which combines finance theories with psychology to come up with models of investor behaviour which deviate from the rational and logical “standard” model.

(Note: about two-thirds down the page is a small, but interesting section on illusions and investments)

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