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  • Six Ways Our Brains Make Bad Financial Decisions

    Dan Ariely and Nina Mazar, Special to The Globe and Mail We all do it: hold on to a stock when every indicator screams sell, or spend our entire bonus on a new car instead of paying off debt. A whole new area of science called behavioural economics, or BE – a blend of psychology, economics, finance and...
     Posted by: brendah
  • Making Markets Safer

    David Tuckett, Huff Post Business The following is excerpted from Minding the Markets: An Emotional Finance View of Financial Instability . The financial crisis of 2008 was ruinous. It has provoked many commentaries, articles and books. But will it produce change and can this change make a difference...
     Posted by: brendah
  • New Insights into the Science of Emotion Unravel the Seeming Neurological Magic that Turns Emotions into Social Expressions

    By Genevieve Wanucha from Seed. "Laughter, real laugh-till-you-cry laughter, is one of many human emotional expressions. Arguably, laughing and its tearful counterpart, crying, are the loudest, most intrusive non-linguistic expressions of our species. But for all of that familiarity, they are little...
     Posted by: Cait
  • Kierkegaard's World, Part 4: 'The essentially Human is Passion'

    By Clare Carlisle from Gaurdian. "In order to answer these questions, we need to look back at the philosophical tradition that Kierkegaard inherited. The dominant view within this tradition, from Plato and Aristotle through to Descartes, Spinoza and Kant, is that reason is the most important aspect...
     Posted by: Cait
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  • Getting into the Musical Zone: Trait Emotional Intelligence and Amount of Practice Predict Flow in Pianists (2013)

    Abstract: Being “in flow” or “in the zone” is defined as an extremely focused state of consciousness which occurs during intense engagement in an activity. In general, flow has been linked to peak performances (high achievement) and feelings of intense pleasure and happiness. However, empirical research...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Meditation, Mindfulness and Executive Control: The Importance of Emotional Acceptance and Brain-based Performance Monitoring (2013)

    Abstract: Previous studies have documented the positive effects of mindfulness meditation on executive control. What has been lacking, however, is an understanding of the mechanism underlying this effect. Some theorists have described mindfulness as embodying two facets—present moment awareness and emotional...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Ethics Education of Business Leaders: Emotional Intelligence, Virtues, and Contemplative Learning (2013)

    Events on Wall Street and Main Street reveal that some business leaders make dramatically unethical self-serving decisions that ignore the public interest. How can business schools educate future business leaders to make ethical decisions? Unfortunately, most business schools fail in teaching ethical...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Emotion in Organizations: Resources for Business Educators (2013)

    Abstract: The study of emotion in organizations has advanced considerably in recent years. Several aspects of this research area make calls for its translation into business curricula particularly compelling. First, potential benefits to students are significant. Second, important contributions to this...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • The Language of Human Character (2013)

    Book Description: Hardcover release date 22 April 2013. It is virtuous to be wise and wise to be virtuous. The Language of Human Character is a reference book, textbook and workbook in one. It contains "The Human Character Dictionary," a definitive record of the language of human character...
    (My publication) Posted by: HPLCCEO
  • Differential Pattern of Functional Brain Plasticity after Compassion and Empathy Training (2013)

    Abstract: Although empathy is crucial for successful social interactions, excessive sharing of others’ negative emotions may be maladaptive and constitute a source of burnout. To investigate functional neural plasticity underlying the augmentation of empathy and to test the counteracting potential of...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • The Role of Affect in the Neurodevelopment of Morality (2013)

    Abstract: Human social existence is characterized by an intuitive sense of fairness, concern for others, and the observance of cultural norms. This prosocial sensitivity is the foundation for adult morality, emanating from the sophisticated integration of emotional, motivational, and cognitive mechanisms...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Constructive Recollection THESIS (2013)

    We all live in the same world and we all have our trust, expectations, presumptions, predictions, beliefs and intentions. They might even be wrapped up in a theory or a model that we can try and value, intuit and realize or know and sense, in our own mind or interactively. Constructive recollection is...
    (My publication) Posted by: Ron C. de Weijze
  • Processing Criticism And Spontaneity (2013)

    If Social Constructionism does not prefer monistic Postmodernism over dualistic Modernism, it should include, next to living expressions and spontaneous gestures, criticism into its process model, occurring as independent confirmation and implying coordinated reflection between the knowing organism and...
    (My publication) Posted by: Ron C. de Weijze
  • Hedge Funds and Unconscious Fantasy (2012)

    Abstract: We help to explain the rapid growth in aggregate hedge fund assets under management until June 2008 followed by their collapse in terms of the conflicting emotions such investment vehicles evoke. Specifically, we describe how some high-profile hedge funds were transformed in the minds of investors...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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