Jason Strasser gave [a great interview](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObF6w8sNyJo) recently where he noted that poker players think they outperform non-poker-players because they're fluent in calculating odds, but their comparative advantage is actually in having experienced painful losses.
This phenomenon is more general: I've never known a field where the general wisdom about where that field's intellectual edge is tracked reality. (The exception is maybe pure math, but I'm not qualified to judge.) Outside the context of trading (what Jason was talking about), the comparative advantage of a training in poker is a bit broader. Here's how I see it. Note that this is not "what I learned from poker" but "what I think poker trains distinctively well":