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How to Avoid Panic and Reduce Fear

By Richard L. Peterson
Sep 26, 2022

Investors are biologically induced into short-term thinking by the stress hormones released during episodes of acute fear. That's why fear can drive investors to make rash and unwise financial decisions.

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Richard L. Peterson

Richard L. Peterson

Reprinted from Inside the Investor’s Brain by Richard L. Peterson. Copyright © 2007, Richard L. Peterson. Reproduced with permission of John Wiley & Sons, Inc.