AlphaBrain: How a Group of Iconoclasts Are Using Cognitive Science to Advance the Business of Alpha Generation

  • 9h 37m 39s
  • Stephen Duneier
  • Gildan Media
  • 2019

AlphaBrain is the investor's guide to achieving more, doing better, and reaching higher. At its core, the magnitude of your success is based on the quality of your decisions. The problem is that human beings are poor decision-makers; we tend to approach problems after they arise instead of planning for them in advance. We put too much weight on instinct, belief, and "gut feeling". We make the same mistakes over and over again - so reliably, in fact, that cognitive science can accurately predict exactly which mistakes we'll make and when.

This book offers a way to understand and plan for the human mind's usual tendencies to help you make smarter investment decisions. Using a framework based on cognitive research, you'll learn how to approach decisions objectively, systematically, and constantly review your process; you'll take action based on evidence instead of intuition and get ahead of potential problems before they get the best of you.

With so much riding on the correctness of your choices, natural tendency can be a dangerous thing. This book reveals how to remove the bias and emotion to start making choices backed by hard evidence and objective data and lower your stress.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: Marginal Improvement, Significant Impact
  • Chapter 2: Blinded by Bias
  • Chapter 3: Rational Decisions
  • Chapter 4: Decision Analysis
  • Chapter 5: How to Solve Any Problem
  • Chapter 6: Cerebral Junk Food
  • Chapter 7: The Input Paradox
  • Chapter 8: Auditing Mental Accounting
  • Chapter 9: Mistakes at the Heart of Investment Management
  • Chapter 10: Manager Selection
  • Chapter 11: Prophecy of Value
  • Chapter 12: Mind over Matter
  • Chapter 13: Coaching
  • Chapter 14: Trading Decisions
  • Chapter 15: How to Stop Losing Money
  • Chapter 16: The Danger of Shortcuts
  • Chapter 17: The Power of the Unexpected
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