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July 13, 2016

Professor Nevid stated, "Lots of smart people make dumb mistakes with their money, we believe there are charecteristic ways of thinking that psychologist call cognitive biases."

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July 12, 2016

When it comes to investments, many of us are swayed more by feelings and intuition than by sound judgement. The Minute Therapist does not offer stock tips, but it draws attention to the risks posed by implicit cognitive biases on an investors bottom line.

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July 1, 2016

We're now getting an idea of just how expensive breaking the law can be. Ten years after Volkswagen executives first decided to cheat emissions tests on some of their diesel models, the company has agreed to pay almost $15 billion to settle claims in the United States.

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June 30, 2016

"They will operate by limiting their losses even though market professionals tell them to stay the course and see it through," said Dr. Jeffrey Nevid, a professor of psychology at St. John's University. "They also feel a sense of powerlessness and feel they have to take action even though the action may be self-defeating."

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June 29, 2016

The announcement on June 23 that South Korean prosecutors had arrested a VW executive there may be "the tip of the iceberg," said Anthony Sabino, a law professor at St. John's University in New York who specializes in complex litigation. More prosecutors or regulators worldwide may pursue additional actions following the settlement with the U.S., he said.

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June 28, 2016

"The goal is legitimate; there is a necessity here," said Anthony Sabito, a professor at St. John's University's Peter J. Tobin College of Business and a practicing attorney in oil and gas law. "You can't say it's pork barrel projects or a bridge to nowhere or some other nonsense. They're saying, 'We don't want to raise your taxes, but roads are crumbling.' So it's going to cost you more to go to the Paramus Mall but you'll pay less in sales tax when you go there. So it's almost a zero sum game."

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June 24, 2016

Joseph M. Mattone Sr., a St. John's University School of Law alumnus, has donated $3.5 million to establish The Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Law.

Mattone, 84, who graduated from law school in 1955, is a senior partner at Mattone, Mattone, Mattone, Mattone, Mattone, Megna, and Todd, and the chairman of The Mattone Group, a real estate developer.

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June 20, 2016

St. John's Biologist and shark expert Jai Dwivedi speaks on shark found on Long Island.

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June 20, 2016

St. John's University School of Law celebrated its 90th anniversary with a dinner and awards gala on Thursday at the Waldorf Astoria.

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June 16, 2016

Jeffrey Nevid of St. John's University in New York says instructors often customize text materials to meet their needs. 

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