Octopuses Are Ridiculously Smart

Did you hear about the octopus that slipped out of its tank, into a drainpipe, and made a break for the sea? Or what about the cephalopod that figured out how to open those child-proof pill bottles? Which, let’s be honest, even adult humans have trouble with those sometimes. It’s Continue Reading

The Primacy of Discipline (w/ Rick Bensignor) | Mental Game of Trading

My name is Rick Bensignor. I’m CEO and founder of the Bensignor Group. This is a company that consults to institutional Wall Street portfolio managers. Also, last year, started an individual investor newsletter to help them get access to models that typically only institutions have. And I also do performance Continue Reading

Narcissist, Psychopath, or Sociopath: How to Spot the Differences

[percussive electronic music riff] (Kyle) What is the difference between a sociopath, a psychopath and a narcissist? Here to answer this intense question is doctor Ramani. Help us out here. (Dr. Ramani) Well, it’s, you know, again, there’s a lot of overlap, but the fact is a lot of people Continue Reading

Jonathan Haidt: The moral roots of liberals and conservatives

Suppose that two American friends are traveling together in Italy. They go to see Michelangelo’s “David,” and when they finally come face-to-face with the statue, they both freeze dead in their tracks. The first guy — we’ll call him Adam — is transfixed by the beauty of the perfect human Continue Reading