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Research Links: Hueristics and Perception

Long ago we asked if emotions matter in algorithmic trading? The article showed how our automated strategies can be imprinted with artifacts from our own human perception.  891 more words

Quantitative Trading

Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception

Michael Shermer says the human tendency to believe strange things — from alien abductions to dowsing rods — boils down to two of the brain’s most basic, hard-wired survival skills.

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Brain Works

What is Truth?

At the end of your days when you see your life in review, you will be very surprised.  It will appear quite differently than you will have remembered.  1,888 more words

New Beginnings

Out-of-Body Experience Is Traced in the Brain

by Tanya Lewis via livescience

What happens in the brain when a person has an out-of-body experience? A team of scientists may now have an answer. 329 more words


Motion Perception

Motion perception is directly related to animal survival. In fact a large part of their brains are devoted to motion processing. For example frogs do not have the best vision overall but they do have amazing motion perception (in order to catch the fly). 312 more words