Sound Thinking: The Startle Reflex

The Startle Reflex

This first edition of Sound Thinking covers the simple question of how we should react to unexpected events, and suggests some ways to avoid simply responding with the Startle Reflex that we are subject to. It’s particularly focused on the recent election result, but the core insight applies broadly.

Please note that the link to the podcast is a shortened presentation of the attached article. All references in the podcast to material events or market information are noted with citations in the attached article entitled ‘The Startle Reflex.