Stress throws the brain out of whack, a fact often demonstrated by panicked investors. Studies show that maintaining control of the mind is the key to survival. Consider these 10 books, on subjects like cognitive science and evolutionary theory, that offer insight into what it takes to keep a cool head.
After getting hammered by the financial crisis two years ago, investors are finally showing signs of crawling out of their shells again. But they're still scarred and likely to be playing it a lot safer this time around. And a new book holds promise for helping them do that.