CNBC Squawk Box on Market Mind Games

In case you missed it, here's my segment on CNBC Squawk Box this morning. Had a ton of fun with Joe and Andrew. More later. FRIDAY the 10th ... and yes, this Joe, this approach DOES work with putting too! In fact, it may work even better with putting because…

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Golf Proving our Eyesight depends on our Feelings

Lisa Feldman Barrett and her colleagues at The Affective Science Institute have been talking for a couple of years now about how even our eyesight needs emotion to actually work. She says that without emotional input we can see, but not identify, an object. Now even more evidence of the…

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All About Alpha & Psychology Today

Here are the links to my thoughts on the needed new paradigm in risk management (All About Alpha) and the three things anyone can do to be more successful in the financial markets. What were they thinking? From MF to LTCM 3 Things anyone can do better to understand the…

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New Model of Thinking and Emotion

At the recent Neuroleadership summit in Boston, Lisa Feldman Barrett articulated a whole new view on the appropriate model for understanding our thinking and our feelings. "Lisa challenged some of the most deeply held ideas about how the mind works in her session. She stated that Daniel Goldman’s theory on…

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Chilean Mine “75% Science, 25% Miracle” …

... or so says the WSJ today. "It was 75% engineering and 25% a miracle," said topographer Macarena Valdes as she was speaking of her own role in the rescue. I submit that maybe only 75% was engineering but the miracle portion occurred within Ms. Valdes' brain! She acknowledged using…

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