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By Greg Vanderford, Business Consultant

Behavioral Finance: The Psychology of Human Misjudgment

Language: English
All Levels

Course description

How psychology and behavioral finance will make you a better decision-maker.

BEHAVIORAL FINANCE is a relatively new area of study. Blending together psychology and finance, this subject came about as professors and practitioners of both professions found themselves faced with an inescapable truth: PEOPLE ARE EMOTIONAL ABOUT MONEY! Not only are people emotional about money, but this emotion and the misjudgement that it causes has a huge negative affect on the average person's finances. Understanding the Psychology of Human Misjudgement, made popular by Warren Buffett's right hand man Charlie Munger, will help you to make better financial decisions, be a better investor, and help you build wealth much faster. In this course you will learn: 1. Contrast Misreaction Tendency 2. Social Proof Tendency 3. Deprival Super Reaction Tendency 4. Over Optimism Tendency 5. Pain Avoiding Tendency 6. Reciprocation Tendency 7. Influence from Association 8. Envy/Jealousy Tendency 9. Kantian Fairness Tendency 10. Curiosity Tendency 11. Inconsistency Avoidance Tendency 12. Doubt Avoidance Tendency 13. Disliking Tendency 14. Reward/Punishment Super Response Tendency 15. Stress Influence Tendency 16. Availability Misweighing Tendency 17. Use it or Lose it Tendency 18. Drug Misinfluence Tendency 19. Senesence Misinfluence Tendency 20. Authority Misinfluence Tendency 21. Twaddle Tendency 22. Reason Respecting Tendency 23. Lollapalooza Tendency Join the course and use your new understanding of Behavioral Finance to make better investing decisions and build more wealth faster than anyone that does not understand these fundamentals principles!

Related Skills

Course overview - 25

  • Introduction to Behavioral Finance

  • Contrast Misreaction Tendency

  • Social Proof Tendency

  • Deprival Super Reaction Tendency

  • Over Optimism Tendency

  • Pain Avoidance Tendency

  • Reciprocation Tendency

  • Influence from Association Tendency

  • Envy and Jealousy Tendency

  • Kantian Fairness Tendency

  • Curiosity Tendency

  • Inconsistency Avoidance Tendency

  • Doubt Avoidance Tendency

  • Disliking Tendency

  • Liking-Loving Tendency

  • Reward-Punishment Super Response Tendency

  • Stress Influence Tendency

  • Availability Misweighing Tendency

  • Use it or Lose it Tendency

  • Drug Misinfluence Tendency

  • Authority Misinfluence Tendency

  • Twaddle Tendency

  • Reason Respecting Tendency

  • Lollapalooza Tendency

  • Conclusion

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Meet your instructor

Greg Vanderford
Greg VanderfordBusiness Consultant
Hello. My name is Greg Vanderford and I'm a passionate business consultant and teacher. I have spent my entire career learning about, teaching, and practicing business management, sales, public speaking, training, and strategic planning and analysis. My mission is to have a huge impact on my clients by helping them achieve both their short and long term goals in business and life. Whether my client is an individual or large organization, I am passionately committed to their achievement because I believe that our happiness in life, in large part, is derived by what we either individually or collectively achieve through our work, and that building and strengthening positive relationships with all stakeholders throughout the process is one of the keys to success. I hope that you and your organization will choose to benefit from my passion, skill, and experience. Thank you.