For undergraduate and graduate Investments courses. The Psychology of Investing is the first text of its kind to delve into the fascinating subject of how psychology affects investing. Its unique coverage describes how investors actually behave, the reasons and causes of that behavior, why the behavior hurts their wealth, and what they can do about it.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 -- Psychology and Finance Chapter 2 -- Overconfidence Chapter 3 -- Pride and Regret Chapter 4 -- Risk Perceptions Chapter 5 -- Mental Accounting Chapter 6 -- Forming Portfolios Chapter 7 -- Representativeness and Familiarity Chapter 8 -- Social Interaction and Investing Chapter 9 -- Emotion and Investment Decisions Chapter 10 --Self-Control and Decision Making