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  • The Courage of Misguided Convictions: The Trading Behavior of Individual Investors

    Modern financial economics assumes that we behave with extreme rationality but we do not. Furthermore, our deviations from rationality are often systematic. Behavioral finance relaxes the traditional assumptions of financial economics by incorporating these observable, systematic, and very human departures from rationality into standard models of financial markets. This paper highlights two common mistakes investors make; they tend to disproportionately hold onto their losing investments while selling their winners, and they trade excessively.

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  • International Dyslexia Association

    The International Dyslexia Association is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of the learning disability, dyslexia. The IDA was established to continue the pioneering work of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, a neurologist who was one of the first to begin to identify dyslexia and develop effective teaching approaches.

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  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood

    Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood is a new online, fully-refereed, free-access, international research journal. It provides a forum for researchers and professionals who are exploring new and alternative perspectives in their work with young children (from birth to eight years of age) and their families.

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  • ECRP: Early Childhood Research & Practice

    Early Childhood Research & Practice (ECRP) is an internet journal covering topics related to the development, care, and education of children from birth to approximately age 8. ECRP emphasizes articles reporting on practice-related research and development, and on issues related to practice, parent participation, and policy.

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  • Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Special Interest Group

    The mission of the EAHB-SIG is to promote the experimental analysis of behavior with human subjects as a means of addressing important fundamental questions about human problems and human nature.

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  • Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin

    The EAHB Bulletin is published electronically on an ongoing basis by the Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Special Interest Group (EAHG SIG), a group organized under the auspices of the Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA). The EAHB SIG is dedicated to promoting and supporting basic behavior analytic research with humans.

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  • Funderstanding

    Funderstanding was founded five years ago to create better learning environments in both the corporate and public education arenas. We built this web site so you can explore and discuss ideas about learning, and so you can see how to successfully apply these ideas to interactive learning systems.

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  • Dystonias

    The dystonias are movement disorders in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. The movements, which are involuntary and sometimes painful, may affect a single muscle; a group of muscles such as those in the arms, legs, or neck; or the entire body.

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  • HealthEmotions - Scientifically Determining How Emotions Influence Health

    The HealthEmotions Research Institute seeks to use state-of-the-art scientific methods developed for the study of illness to study the relationship between positive emotions and health. Understanding how positive states of mind influence the body is part of the next great frontier in brain research. The results will have profound consequences for our understanding of the biology of positive emotion, our concept of health, the prevention of disease and the promotion of resilience.

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  • Journal of Online Behavior

    The Journal of Online Behavior (JOB) is concerned with the empirical study of human behavior in the online environment, and with the impact of evolving communication and information technology upon individuals, groups, organizations, and society.

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  • Developmental Neurobiology

    The Journal of Neurobiology publishes original research articles on the nervous system. High-quality contributions in all areas of neurobiology are solicited, but an emphasis on cellular, genetic, and molecular analyses of neurodevelopment and the ontogeny of behavior is part of the editorial policy.

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  • Human Brain Mapping

    Human Brain Mapping publishes peer-reviewed basic, clinical, technical, and theoretical research in the interdisciplinary and rapidly expanding field of human brain mapping. The journal features research derived from non-invasive brain imaging modalities used to explore the spatial and temporal organization of the neural systems supporting human behavior. Imaging modalities of interest include positron emission tomography, event-related potentials, electro-and magnetoencephalography, magnetic resonance imaging, and single-photon emission tomography.

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