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Symposium with Baba Shiv

| October 27th, 2010 | No Comments »

Yesterday, I had the great pleasure and honor of giving a talk at a symposium that we held in collaboration together with Baba Shiv from Stanford University. Baba spoke eloquently on the fascinating topic the brain’s wanting and liking systems, which he posited projects in part from the striatum. My talk focused primarily on the background, methodology and early results in some of our studies concerning heart rate variability, emotion regulation, and trading behaviors in professional traders. I also focused on some interesting results from mathematical analysis and simulations concerning the disposition effect and presented some empirical results from data from the trading of professional and private individuals.

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