What's going on in a trader's head. Psychology of gambling

If you believe the data of electrocorticography, the main emotion of the subjects, gamblers with a computer - regretting past mistakes Most generalized statements about life (for example, "Life is a river") empty. Nevertheless, apart among them is Pushkin's "What is our life? Игра!" - at least, from the point of view of a psychologist. The fact, what's in the mind of a person, unknown bettor, very fundamental cognitive processes take place in the simplest model form: decision making under data scarcity, desire to receive an award, assessment of possible losses, regretting wrong decisions and adjusting future strategies. That is why a gambling trader is a desirable object for neuropsychologists, and on this model, they will try out a variety of methods for studying brain activity.

How to tune your brain for success with neuroscience

The secret to success boils down to, to train your brain to achieve desired goals. Какие системы мозга задействованы в достижении успеха Ретикулярная активирующая система Она представляет собой сеть нейронных цепей, connecting the brain stem to the cortex. RAS serves as a kind of filter for a huge amount of information, subconscious. When information flows through the RAS, it gets into the big brain and there it turns into a thought or feeling. Moreover, the filter allows only that information, what is important to us at the moment. So,, the more you think about your goals, the more the subconscious mind will work to achieve them. This is why it is so important to write down your goals., visualize the desired result and engage in self-hypnosis regularly! This will help focus your subconscious mind on, what is important to you. Ruben Gonzalez (Ruben gonzalez), author of the book "The Courage to Achieve Success"

Researching nootropics or speeding up the brain

As a Habr subscriber, I really like to read articles in the GTD hub and about how people try to cope with the difficulties of organizing life and optimizing life processes that arise in their lives.. Someone even writes about successful tricks., invented by them or gleaned from various sources. В большинстве же, I think, similar articles are written on the wave of delight from the results obtained from the new method, but over time, the wave subsides and you have to look for new options. Сам я, just like many other people, subject to similar wave processes. But in my life I noticed one phenomenon in the human body, expressed in the fact, that most of the negative effects of life, be it procrastination, apathy, депрессия и пр., occur against the background of disturbances within the brain processes. Such disorders can be triggered by various reasons - from physical head injury to concussion (as in my case) before the negative impact of the environment. All these violations can occur in a mild form and a person, …

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How to Improve Your Mental Abilities?

  The human brain is an amazing organ. It is the most accessible and at the same time the most complex "device" in the Universe.. Argued, as if we use the capabilities of the brain on everything 5-10%. Neuroscientists have different attitudes to this statement.: someone agrees, and someone is categorically against. But both are unanimous in that, that mental abilities can and should be trained. We offer you several techniques, which will help to "pump" the brain.

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