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Psychophysiological correlates of the disposition effect

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  • Goulart, Marco
  • Da Costa Jr, Newton
  • Santos, Andre
  • Takase, Emilio
  • Da Silva, Sergio

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We assess the psychophysiological characteristics underlying the disposition effect and find that subjects showing greater disposition effect are those who sweat more and present lower body temperature and heart rate.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 48227.

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Date of creation: 2013
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Publication status: Published in PLOS One 1.8(2013): pp. 54542-1-54542-4
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:48227

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Keywords: disposition effect; psychophysiology of decision making;

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  1. Ravi Dhar & Ning Zhu, 2006. "Up Close and Personal: Investor Sophistication and the Disposition Effect," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 52(5), pages 726-740, May.
  2. Newton Da Costa & Carlos Mineto & Sergio Da Silva, 2008. "Disposition effect and gender," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(6), pages 411-416.
  3. Terrance Odean, 1998. "Are Investors Reluctant to Realize Their Losses?," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 53(5), pages 1775-1798, October.
  4. Weber, Martin & Camerer, Colin F., 1998. "The disposition effect in securities trading: an experimental analysis," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 33(2), pages 167-184, January.
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  1. Rau, Holger A., 2014. "The disposition effect and loss aversion: Do gender differences matter?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 123(1), pages 33-36.

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