It’s easy to get bogged down in pointing out human foibles when studying the markets because investor psychology and emotions play such a large role in shaping the people’s decisions. Your brain is constantly playing tricks on you, but the brain is also one of the most impressive machines on the planet. It can do extraordinary things when used or trained correctly. Case in point is this segment from a soccer documentary that tests world famous soccer star Ronaldo’s reaction skills in the dark. This is impressive:
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