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The Hour Between Dog And Wolf

Author : John M. Coates
ISBN : 0307359689
Genre : Cognitive neuroscience
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A successful Wall Street trader turned Cambridge neuroscientist reveals the biology of financial boom and bust, showing how risk-taking transforms our body chemistry, driving us to extremes of euphoria or stressed-out depression. The laws of financial boom and bust, it turns out, have a lot to do with male hormones. In a series of startling experiments, Canadian scientist Dr. John Coates identified a feedback loop between testosterone and success that dramatically lowers the fear of risk in men, especially young men; he has vividly dubbed the moment when traders transform into exuberant high flyers "the hour between dog and wolf." Similarly, intense failure leads to a rise in levels of cortisol, which dramatically lowers the appetite for risk. His book expands on his seminal research to offer lessons from the exploding new field studying the biology of risk. Coates's conclusions shed light on all types of high-pressure decision-making, from the sports field to the battlefield, and leave us with a powerful recognition: to handle risk isn't a matter of mind over body, it's a matter of mind and body working together. We all have it in us to be transformed from dog to wolf.
Category: Cognitive neuroscience

Between Dog And Wolf

Author : Jessica Addams
ISBN : 161781055X
Genre : Nature
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Dogs are dogs and wolves are wolves. Except when they aren't! Most scientists now agree that the dog is a subspecies of wolf Canis lupus familiaris. And while most wolves look and act differently from most dogs, it can be very hard to make accurate identifications, especially since wolves and dogs can and do interbreed and certain breeds of dogs look and act a lot like wolves. Having spent years employed at Wolf Park, in Indiana, authors Jessica Addams and Andrew Miller have encountered hundreds of so-called wolves that turned out to be dogs, hybrids that exhibit the characteristics of both wolves and dogs, and even pure wolves that act like dogs. Between Dog and Wolf takes a fascinating look at how wolves and dogs are related, why they can be so hard to tell apart and what rescue organizations need to know when they encounter a canine of unknown origins. You will learn: How and why there are so many misconceptions about wolf behavior. What evolutionary forces turned "good social
Category: Nature

Between Dog And Wolf

Author : Sasha Sokolov
ISBN : 9780231543729
Genre : Literary Collections
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Sasha Sokolov is one of few writers to have been praised by Vladimir Nabokov, who called his first novel, A School for Fools, "an enchanting, tragic, and touching book." Sokolov's second novel, Between Dog and Wolf, written in 1980, has long intimidated translators because of its complex puns, rhymes, and neologisms. Language rather than plot motivates the story—the novel is often compared to James Joyce's Finnegans Wake—and time, characters, and death all prove unstable. The one constant is the Russian landscape, where the Volga is a more-crossable River Styx, especially when it freezes in winter. Sokolov's fiction has hugely influenced contemporary Russian writers. Now, thanks to Alexander Boguslawski's bold and superb translation, English readers can access what many consider to be his best work.
Category: Literary Collections

Between Dog And Wolf

Author : David Levi Strauss
ISBN : 1570272190
Genre : Art
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In these fierce and lyrical essays, David Levi Strauss calls for an art--and implicitly for an approach to art writing--that is passionately experiential, intellectually grounded, and politically fearless. He addresses the always conflicted relation between aesthetics and politics by concentrating on specific instances--from allopathic art to Desert Storm propaganda, from Columbus's legacy to Robert Smithson's prophesies, and from new art in post-Soviet Russia to public art in the United States--and by focusing on the work of artists as various as Grünewald, Jean Genet, Cindy Sherman, Joseph Beuys and Andy Warhol, Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Miéville, Carolee Schneemann, Andrei Monastyrsky, and Daniel Joseph Martinez.
Category: Art

The Hour Between Dog And Wolf

Author : John Coates
ISBN : 9781101583630
Genre : Business & Economics
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A successful Wall Street trader turned neuroscientist reveals how risk taking and stress transform our body chemistry Before he became a world-class scientist, John Coates ran a derivatives trading desk in New York City. He used the expression “the hour between dog and wolf” to refer to the moment of Jekyll-and-Hyde transformation traders passed through when under pressure. They became cocky and irrationally risk-seeking when on a winning streak, tentative and risk-averse when cowering from losses. In a series of groundbreaking experiments, Coates identified a feedback loop between testosterone and success—one that can cloud men’s judgment in high-pressure decision-making. Coates demonstrates how our bodies produce the fabled gut feelings we so often rely on, how stress in the workplace can impair our judgment and even damage our health, and how sports science can help us toughen our bodies against the ravages of stress. Revealing the biology behind bubbles and crashes, The Hour Between Dog and Wolf sheds new and surprising light on issues that affect us all.
Category: Business & Economics

The Hour Between Dog And Wolf

Author : Laure-Anne Bosselaar
ISBN : 9781938160769
Genre : Poetry
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Laure-Anne Bosselaar's poetry captures the lives of "lost souls roaming"--be they young girls in convents, merchants, whores, widows, soldiers. Old Europe still lives in Bosselaar's rich language: Entre chien et loup, as it's known in Flanders--the time at dusk when a wolf can be mistaken for a dog.
Category: Poetry

The Hour Between Dog And Wolf By John Coates Summary

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Do you want more free book summaries like this? Download our app for free at and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. How Risk Taking Transforms Us, Body and Mind. Former Wall Street trader turned Cambridge neuroscientist John Coates explains what happens to our minds and bodies when we take risks, specifically financial risks. By analyzing the behavior of stock-market traders, Coates shows how our hormones influence our daily lives and the risks we take. When you understand how hormones play a critical role in your everyday life, you can learn how to better handle stress and make better decisions. Through The Hour Between Dog and Wolf, Coates aims to explain the bubbles and crashes of the stock market concerning our physiology and biochemical processes. In the end, you’ll learn that the key lessons can apply to more than just trading on the market floor. As you read, you’ll learn whether or not you can rely on your gut feelings, why more women should work in the financial world, and how testosterone negatively impacts a man's risk-taking.
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Between Dog And Wolf

Author : Nick Haymes
ISBN : 3905714213
Genre : Photography
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British-born photographer Nick Haymes focuses on his extended family of young skate-boarders across North America.
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Between Dog And Wolf

Author : Elske Rahill
ISBN : 1843514117
Genre : Dublin (Ireland)
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The campus of Trinity College Dublin serves as common ground between lectures, parties and sexual encounters as students Oisin and Helen embark on a relationship that will define and change them both, and Cassandra, Helen's best friend, sinks into a savage depression that threatens to engulf her. As the year draws to an end they come to understand more of themselves and less of one another, and learn that uncertainty and devotion can be powerful destructive forces.
Category: Dublin (Ireland)

The Hour Between Dog And Wolf

Author : Silke Scheuermann
ISBN : 0857424734
Genre : Man-woman relationships
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A young woman who has been living abroad returns to her hometown of Frankfurt am Main in Germany. Her sister Ines--a beautiful, impetuous painter--who still lives there, soon appears and promptly asks for financial help. But the returning sister knew this was coming--it is how their relationship has always worked. And this time, she's determined that that will change. ​But our plans don't always hold up to the surprises presented by life--and when the sister finds herself about to drift into an affair with Ines's lover, the two women grow unexpectedly closer. The Hour Between Dog and Wolf is a tale of disorientation in a modern, fundamentally rootless society that has become increasingly erratic and self-absorbed--it is a powerful exploration of the difficulties of intimacy and addiction.
Category: Man-woman relationships