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The Way to Trade: Discover Your Successful Trading Personality by John Piper

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Chapter 3: THE HUMAN BRAIN

This chapter looks at two brain models which are useful when considering the way traders react to markets and why.

In 1996 I published a series of articles by Tony Plummer entitled “The Troubled Trader” (see Appendix 2). These articles were based on the concept of the “triune” brain. I also read the book Trading Chaos by Bill Williams which proposed another “three part” brain model. Both of these models are useful for the consideration of traders because they identify trading problems and trading solutions.

Actually Bill Williams would say that is the wrong way of looking at it. Problems do not require solutions they require transcendence. Personally I would say that these models are essential and they have allowed ...

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