The Cycle Of Boom And Bust Is Built Into Our DNA? Boom and bust is not unique to capitalist economies, to industrialized societies, it’s a cycle common to all of life, from the most primitive level to the most complex. Over three billion years ago, bacteria had a cycle of boom and bust built into […]
Laurence Steinberg Professor of Psychology, Temple University
We are building hypotheses around this idea. The evidence is strong. R&C “Hyperbolic Discounting May Be Reduced To Electrical Coupling In Dopaminergic Neural Circuits.” “Disordered dopamine neurotransmission is implicated in mediating impulsiveness across a range of behaviors and disorders including addiction, compulsive gambling, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and dopamine dysregulation syndrome. (Our understanding is that this is largely due to […]
TED Video: “The Game Layer On Top Of The World” Good introductory video to this fast growing area. We are exploring the use of online “gaming” to help investors and retirees. Stay tuned.
Brain Network Links $$ Cognition and Focus/Motivation Findings suggest: A specific brain area helps people use the prospect of success to better prepare their thoughts and actions Thus increasing odds that a reward will be won The study, identified a brain region about two inches above the left eyebrow that sprang into action whenever study […]