O'Reilly logo

THE M WORD: The Money Talk every Family Needs to have about Wealth and their Financial Future by Lori Sackler

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Breaking Free of Instinctive Behavior Patterns

Beyond the gender-specific structures of our brains and the different ways of thinking that take place inside those brains, we all have primitive behavior patterns that can turn Money Talks into Money Fights.

Evolutionary psychology is an emerging field parallel to neuroeconomics. Evolutionary psychologists believe that much of our behavior has evolved from the adaptations that our ancient ancestors made in order to survive in their primitive world. They suggest that, for example, how we react to a stock market crash is linked to how our ancestors reacted to seeing a saber-toothed tiger. They believe that humans have evolved further than other animals not because we have fewer instinctive behaviors ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required