The neuroscience of money: finding how traders tick. (2010)
“A fascinating overview of some of the most interesting research of the last few years into the neuroscience of money and the impact genetics, neurology, physics and biology might have on financial behavior
American Banker, 1 February 2010
“In universities and research labs throughout the world, researchers are examining the impact genetics, neurology, physics and biology might have on financial behavior. Overall, this germinal body of research – some of it bank-funded – could influence everything from risk management to pay incentives. (One study prompted the suggestion, cheekily or not, to send home traders in the morning if their testosterone levels aren’t high enough.) It is also likely to be of interest to policymakers chiefly concerned with averting another financial crisis.”
Dumiak provides a fascinating overview of some of the most interesting research of the last few years into the neuroscience of money.
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Brian E. Roe, Michael R. Tilley, Howard H. Gu, David Q. Beversdorf, Wolfgang Sadee, Timothy C. Haab & Audrey C. Papp. Financial and psychological risk attitudes associated with two single nucleotide polymorphisms in the nicotine receptor (CHRNA4) gene