According to this article: Rsearchers from the University of Cambridge and the University of Nottingham have found that problem gamblers react differently to gaming stimuli due to differences in the chemical activity of their brains from casual gamblers, according to a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience. The survey demonstrated that dopamine production in problem gambling victims was significantly higher than in normal individuals, especially in betting situations that almost but do not win. Successful Traders vs Gamblers: What makes u a successful traders: 1) Have a risk management rules. Must follow the rules. 2) Sufficient Capital to trade. 3) Well educated 4) have self control or be able to control their brain What makes u a Gambler: 1) Poor or no risk management rules at all. In fact, if you have the personality that cannot follow rules and orders, u are a big big losers!!! 2) Poor education background 3) insufficient Capital to trade. Many losers strongly believe that they can become a full time traders with a starting capital $2000 or $5000, $10,000, $20,000 etc etc 4) They can't control their brain. If u are suffering A.D.D (attention deficit disorder), u are in trouble. More than 90% of small traders lose. They just lose!! There should be more. I am looking for the best answers. Bring them up!!