When it comes to hormonal behaviour, unfortunately we often think of women. Indeed, in macho environments such as trading floors, this thinking is probably more prevalent. But in a nice irony, it’s been found that in such environments, men experience major fluctuations in two naturally-occurring hormones: cortisol (stress) and testosterone.
A fascinating study published in 2015 by a team of researchers further studied these effects in a simulated trading environment. Continue reading “Watch Out For Hormonal Men On the Trading Floor! (1 min read)”