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Law of the instrument

Law of the instrument

Why is it that decades later, you can flawlessly sing every single word of Bohemian Rhapsody, yet completely forget the three items on your grocery list? Songs stimulate multiple senses ...
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Escalation of Commitment

Escalation of Commitment

Escalation of CommitmentFailed romances. Disastrous work projects. Foolish purchases. When we make a bad choice our brain shifts its denial skills into overdrive ...
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Interoceptive Bias

Interoceptive Bias

Interoceptive Bias You don’t just make decisions with your mind. Your body gets to vote as well ...
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Information Bias

Information Bias

Information Bias Sometimes the greatest obstacle to a good decision isn’t a lack of facts, but an avalanche of information that overwhelms our brain ...
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Information Bias

Information Bias

Sometimes the greatest obstacle to a good decision isn’t a lack of facts, but an avalanche of information that overwhelms our brain ...
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Understanding Behavioral Finance Biases: How to Make Money Conversations Less Threatening

Talking about frightening topics like insurance and estate planning triggers our fight or flight response. Learn brain science tactics for discussing threatening topics without scaring people off ...
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Why Your Brain Often Slips Up When Making Big Decisions – Understanding Finance Psychology

Most of our decision making is done with our subconscious brain. Learn how our brain can slip up and make an impetuous choice without us ever realizing it ...
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The #1 Reason Your Brain Makes Bad Money Choices – Finance Psychology

Learn how to recognize and shut down a foolish money choice before it happens ...
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Impact Bias

Impact Bias

Why is it that decades later, you can flawlessly sing every single word of Bohemian Rhapsody, yet completely forget the three items on your grocery list? Songs stimulate multiple senses ...
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How to Use Finance Psychology to Make More Accurate Predictions About Your Future

The future isn’t something we passively predict. It’s something we actively build. Learn why our brain is so bad at predicting the future choices we’ll make ...
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