The weight of evidence from around the world reveals that investor psychology can play a large part in determining your investment returns.
Why Understanding Investor Psychology Could Improve Your Profits
An Excellent Lecture On Investor Psychology
Having looked at Behavioural Finance in 2016, getting to grips with the relatively new area of investor psychology could pay big dividends for you. It could help explain why sometimes you appear to lose out when others seem to be profiting.
There's no doubt that understanding investor psychology could well be of valuable assistance in shaping your investment decisions.
Although it’s more than an hour long, this lecture from Yale University’s Professor Robert Shiller on Behavioural Finance: Investor Psychology is well worth a watch. It’s been viewed more than 130,000 times.
Tim Richards is the author of an excellent blog called The Psy-Fi Blog: a sideways look at investor psychology and finance. It’s been going since 2008. Tim says:
The Psy-Fi Blog is dedicated to discussing finance and psychology and their links with physics, history, statistics, risk management, anthropology, biology, genetics, neurology, ethics, philosophy, mathematics, technology and anything else I can think of.
There’s loads of articles on investor psychology and to keep abreast with the latest news, it’s well worth joining his mailing list.
Avoid These Common Investor Psychology Traps
In a short article on investor psychology, Investopedia explains how some classic forms of dysfunctional psychology directly translate to the investment arena. It looks at some of the most common traps and how to avoid them.
A High Level Summary Of Investor Psychology
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