Saturday, 21 May 2011

Advice and Confidence - Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely has some truely amazing and shocking revelations on his site here, but since I have spent the last few months trading I was particularly interested in these 2 articles,

The bottom line is, advice from sources we presume to be more informed than us pretty much shuts down our brains own decision making machinery.

Also, we find confidence far more seducing than expertise.

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Thigh, Bum and Belly Fat Differentials

This study suggests that overall flux of fat into thigh/bum area is less easily done as compared into the belly area, and the belly area more easily takes up dietary fat compared to thigh/bum fat.