Trader, Trading & Risk Psychology.: What you see is often what you 'think' you see, not what you really see!!! | The brain and illusions |

As a trader coach and someone involved in trading psychology education, I often come across simple but well meaning advice given to traders. Whilst I appreciate the good intentions in imparting these nuggets of wisdom, I often find that these nuggets are in reality somewhat banal and meaningless (In fact I often wonder whether many of these people have really traded for a living or run risk - and in many cases it turns out they haven't).