A Hard Look at Psychology and the Financial Crisis – Ian Hughes

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Introduction

I would like to thank Dr Alf for letting me write this guest blog article. I responded to one of Dr Alf’s blog’s and he invited me to expand my views.

The article is based on my forthcoming book entitled “Imperfect Design: How Our Psychology Threatens Our Future”, and my blog based on the book which is at www.disorderedworld.com

Let me know if you have any suggestions or improvements.

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