TESTOSTERONE, TRADING & TAKING RISKS

Guess what? High testosterone levels have been linked to increased risk-taking in financial traders, i.e. ego-high males make riskier decisions while pushing stocks. Shocking.
Last week Cambridge senior research fellow John Coates and neuroscience professor Joseph Herbert released a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. They tested the testosterone and cortisol levels [...]

RLCC Comment: It's predatoriness. The mind stops thinking about what's best for all and mindlessly aims for fleshly survival, ego gratification and stimulation, which is in the end hedonism. It's an unenlightened mentality that must be overcome. It can be channeled into the wholly cooperative project that will bring a much higher quality of existence for all (real life). That takes self-discipline and control. It takes the ability to be consistent with Jesus's teachings. It takes turning oneself over to the higher, unselfish calling.

Link to source-webpage by Kiley Humphries, obtained via: World On the Web, April 19, 2008, 12:00pm

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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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