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  • [Audio] How Does Social Mood Affect the Individual?

    [Audio] How Does Social Mood Affect the Individual?

    By Jill Noble Dr. Ken Olson sounds like the kind of guy I’d love to have as a therapist: calm and well-spoken, he doesn’t miss much. An academic with over 30 years of experience in clinical psychology, Olson says he has also spent nearly as much time studying market patterns […]

     
  • [Audio] Socionomics: First Do No Harm

    [Audio] Socionomics: First Do No Harm

    By Jill Noble Scott Reamer and his partners started Chora Capital in 2010. Recently I had the privilege of speaking with him about how he uses socionomics, specifically how “the socionomic hypothesis is critical to dealing with life’s inherent uncertainties – in markets, in academia, in life.” What struck me […]

     
  • [Article] Of Mice and Mood, Part Two of a Study on Animation and Socionomics

    [Article] Of Mice and Mood, Part Two of a Study on Animation and Socionomics

    In this must-read follow-up to Euan Wilson’s cartoons study, you’ll discover how social mood drives the nature of cartoon violence, color palette, animation styles and themes.

     
  • [Social Mood Watch] The Rise and Fall of The Fab Four

    [Social Mood Watch] The Rise and Fall of The Fab Four

    In July 2010, Robert Prechter published a 41-page report using the Beatles to illustrate how social mood influences the popularity of stars.

     
  • [Press] North Carolina May Say Yes to Pot

    [Press] North Carolina May Say Yes to Pot

    The list of states proposing and passing bills to legalize medical marijuana continues to grow. North Carolina’s House Bill 577 now seeks to amend the state’s laws to “authorize an individual to use marijuana for medical purposes as directed by a physician.” Two years ago in The Socionomist, Euan Wilson […]

     
  • [Audio] Twitter Mood Predicts the Stock Market

    [Audio] Twitter Mood Predicts the Stock Market

    Indiana University Researchers Bollen and Mao to discuss their findings at the New Horizons Summit Bollen and Mao both come from engineering backgrounds; they were eager to obtain quantitative information on public mood, plain and simple. They set out to use their unique data mining tools to test a new […]

     
  • [Article] How Picasso Profited from Social Mood

    [Article] How Picasso Profited from Social Mood

    Alan Hall considers exactly how this painter and his work achieved larger-than-life popularity.

     
  • [Article] Federal Employees Under Scrutiny

    [Article] Federal Employees Under Scrutiny

    Increasingly authoritarian government rule is not surprising given the ongoing bear market in social mood at Cycle, Supercycle and Grand Supercycle degree.

     
  • [Article] Oprah is Back with the Primary Wave Bull Market

    [Article] Oprah is Back with the Primary Wave Bull Market

    This famous bull market icon recently launched a new television venture, the Oprah Winfrey Network. The fact the channel premiered when it did wasn’t surprising, but will it survive? Learn which single key factor will determine its fate.

     
  • [Article] This Christmas, Socionomics is All Around You

    [Article] This Christmas, Socionomics is All Around You

    Socionomics is not always about data and charts. If you pay attention, you can feel it. Consider four recent films, which break disturbing new ground in the genre of dark Christmas movies.