What is behavioral finance and why does it matter?

Behavioral Finance is a field of behavioral economics that tries to understand limits of human rationality and how this leads to what SOME consider irrational behavior. We look further at how decisions are actually made (including neuroscience) and investigate how this knowledge can help us in our financial as well as life decisions.

  1. What is the point?

    Why study behavioral finance/Economics? Here is a list that I made for my class a couple of years ago. It still works:To understand the d...

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  2. Traditional vs Behavioral finance (An introduction)

    This serves as an introduction to my classes when we do behavioral finance.

  3. We're All Predictably Irrational - Dan Ariely

    This is excellent. You may have seen it before, but it is worth rewatching. I use it in many of my classes and it never ceases to impre...

  4. Paul Craven - Behavioural Finance - From Biases to Bubbles - Nudgestock 24 May 2013

    LOVE IT! Paul Craven does a seriously a great job. WATCH IT! Entertaining and informative. Will pique your interest in the field. My...

  5. The Psychology of Human Misjudgement - Charlie Munger Full Speech

    BuffettMungerWisdom: http://buffettmungerwisdom.wordpress.com "Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Rober Cialdini" http://amzn.to/...

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