This is the presentation I gave this week out in San Francisco:

Category: Cognitive Foibles, Investing, Psychology, Think Tank

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9 Responses to “NorCal FPA: This Is Your Brain On Stocks”

  1. couragesd says:

    I love the monkey slide. I work in philanthropy. This field is plagued by anecdote and personality. Some of it has to do with IT and Human resources, but a lot has to do with fear and lack of skill in data.

    I am Modeling while watching 1960′s/70′s Biker movies. I like a good (even really bad) story combined with data. Kind of like wine and cheese.

  2. Jamiter says:

    Heard you were a hit. Sorry I missed it.

  3. alanvw says:

    Not getting the FedEx slide…

  4. I used that motion optical illusion as wallpaper on my desktop thinking it would keep me from saving files there. It didn’t work, but it drives people nuts when I share my screen.

  5. postpartisandepression says:

    I am curious how many dollars per death we spent on anti terrorism – lets see 33 divided by how many billions spent even in just 2010-2011? And how does that compare to dollars spent per cancer death?

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