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The road to excellence : the acquisition of expert performance in the arts and sciences, sports, and games

Author: K Anders Ericsson
Publisher: New York : Psychology Press, 2013. ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines how elite performers in the arts, sciences, sports and games, achieve their accomplishments. It shows that elite performers, rather than being successful due to innate talents,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K Anders Ericsson
ISBN: 0805822313 9780805822311 0805822321 9780805822328
OCLC Number: 945395342
Notes: Publié à l'origine chez Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1996.
Description: xi, 369 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The acquisition of expert performance : an introduction to some of the issues / K. Anders Ericsson --
The role of practice and coaching in entrepreneurial skill domains : an international comparison of life-span chess skill acquisition / Neil Charness, Ralf Krampe, and Ulrich Mayr --
Deliberate practice in sports : what is it anyway? / Janet L. Starkes [and others] --
The acquisition of musical performance expertise : deconstructing the "talent" account of individual differences in musical expressivity / John A. Sloboda --
The acquisition of medical expertise in complex dynamic environments / Vimla L. Patel, David R. Kaufman, and Sheldon A. Magder --
Perceptual and memory processes in the acquisition of expert performance : the EPAM model / Howard B. Richman [and others] --
Expertise in reading / Richard K. Wagner and Keith E. Stanovich --
Creative expertise : a life-span developmental perspective / Dean Keith Simonton --
The childhoods and early lives of geniuses : combining pyschological and biographical evidence / Michael J.A. Howe --
The rage to master : the decisive role of talent in the visual arts / Ellen Winner --
Changing the agency for learning : acquiring expert performance / Robert Glaser --
Expert performance and the history of science / Frederic L. Holmes --
Capturing expertise in sports / John B. Shea and Geoffrey Paull --
Laboratory experimentation on the genesis of expertise / Richard M. Shiffrin --
Costs of expertise / Robert J. Sternberg.
Responsibility: edited by K. Anders Ericsson.

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