Summary of The Hour Between Dog and Wolf
From THE HOUR BETWEEN DOG AND WOLF by John Coates. Summarized by arrangement with Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC
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Wall Street trader turned Cambridge neuroscientist John Coates is the first to research the physiology, as opposed to the psychology, of trading and risk taking. He does so with an insider’s familiarity. To communicate the vividness of his own experiences in the markets, Coates tells a fictionalized account of a group of traders caught between up-and-down extremes of bubble and crash. He illuminates these histories by explaining how a broad array of scientific disciplines can help explain trading activity. He blends biology, behavioral economics, neuroscience, medicine, sports physiology, and other disciplines to demystify economic activity in clear, even poetic prose. getAbstract recommends his work to those interested in understanding financial markets, mind-body interactions or themselves.
In this summary, you will learn
- How the human body and mind interact,
- How biological factors influence economic and financial activity, and
- How individuals and organizations should change in response to this knowledge.
About the Author
John Coates is a former University of Cambridge senior research fellow in neuroscience and finance. He has traded derivatives for Goldman Sachs and run a trading desk for Deutsche Bank in New York. He now runs Dewline Research, which provides wearable technology to companies and sports teams.
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