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New Study Shows Passing Mood Can Profoundly Alter 'Rational Decisions'
October 20, 2011
Could a passing mood influence your financial portfolio for decades to come? Can impulses you inherited from your cave-man ancestors influence your financial decisions in the modern world in ways that may have lifelong consequences? In a word, yes. Arizona State University researchers report new evidence that passing mood and deeply embedded human impulses can and do influence us as we make important financial decisions.
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