Toward a General Theory of Expertise by K. Anders Ericsson
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By K. Anders Ericsson

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Toward a General Theory of Expertise by K. Anders Ericsson

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During the last twenty years our understanding of expertise has dramatically increased. Laboratory analysis of chess masters, experts in physics and medicine, musicians, athletics, writers, and performance artists have included careful examination of the cognitive processes mediating outstanding performance in very diverse areas of expertise. These analyses have shown that expert performance is primarily a reflection of acquired skill resulting from the accumulation of domain-specific knowledge and methods during many years of training practice. The importance of domain-specific knowledge has led researchers on expertise to focus on characteristics of expertise in specific domains. In Toward a General Theory of Expertise many of the world's foremost scientists review the state-of-the-art knowledge about expertise in different domains, with the goal of identifying characteristics of expert performance that are generalizable across many different areas of expertise. These essays provide a comprehensive summary of general methods for studying expertise and of current knowledge about expertise in chess, physics, medicine, sports and performance arts, music, writing, and decision making. Most important, the essays reveal the existence of many general characteristics of expertise.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521404709
ISBN-10: 0521404703
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Aug-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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