An Interdisciplinary Approach To The Impact of Emotions On Financial Decision Making

Abstract (Via SSRN)

The paper explores the influences of emotions on human decision making, especially in context of finance. It reviews the psychological, neuroscientific and neuroeconomic evidence about the topic and shows which applications these insights have found in behavioral finance and the new subject of neurofinance. Several descriptive and formal approaches are introduced and their usefulness is discussed.

Topics Covered (Via SSRN)

1. Rationality & Its Economic Implementation

2. Emotions, Their Meaning, Function & Impact

*The neglect of emotions in economic theory

3. Psychology & Cognitive Science

4. Brain Science & Neuro Economics

5. What Does Finance Make Of These Findings

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26. June 2009 by Miguel Barbosa
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