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The Cambridge handbook of expertise and expert performance

The Cambridge handbook of expertise and expert performance

Author: Anders Ericsson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This is the first handbook where the world's foremost?experts on expertise? review our scientific knowledge on expertise and expert performance and how experts may differ from non-experts in terms of their development, training, reasoning, knowledge, social support, and innate talent. Methods are described for the study of experts' knowledge and their performance of representative tasks from their domain of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anders Ericsson
ISBN: 052184097X 0521600812 9780521840972 9780521600811 9781849724500 1849724504 9781316502617 1316502619
OCLC Number: 63297647
Description: xv, 901 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction and perspective --
An introduction to Cambridge handbook of expertise and expert performance : its development, organization, and content / K. Anders Ericsson --
Two approaches to the study of experts' characteristics / Michelene T.H. Chi --
Expertise, talent, and social encouragement / Earl Hunt --
Overview of approaches to the study of expertise : brief historical accounts of theories and methods --
Studies of expertise from psychological perspectives / Paul J. Feltovich, Michael J. Prietula & K. Anders Ericsson --
Educators and expertise : a brief history of theories and models / Ray J. Amirault & Robert K. Branson --
Expert systems : a perspective from computer science / Bruce G. Buchanan, Randall Davis, & Edward A. Feigenbaum --
Professionalization, scientific expertise, and elitism : a sociological perspective / Julia Evetts, Harald A. Mieg, & Ulrike Felt --
Methods for studying the structure of expertise --
Observation of work practices in natural settings / William J. Clancey --
Methods for studying the structure of expertise : psychometric approaches / Philip I. Ackerman and Margaret E. Beier --
Laboratory methods for assessing experts' and novices' knowledge / Michelene T.H. Chi --
Task analysis / Jan Maarten Schraagen --
Eliciting and representing the knowledge of experts / Robert R. Hoffman and Gavan Lintern --
Protocol analysis and expert thought : concurrent verbalizations of thinking during experts' performance on representative tasks / K. Anders Ericsson --
Simulation for performance and training / Paul Ward, A. Mark Williams & Peter A. Hancock --
Methods for studying the acquisition and maintenance of expertise --
Laboratory studies of training, skill acquisition, and retention of performance / Robert W. Proctor & Kim-Phuon L. Vu --
Retrospective interviews in the study of expertise and expert performance / Lauren A. Sosniak --
Time budgets, diaries and analyses of concurrent practice activities / Janice M. Deakin, Jean Cote & Andrew S. Harvey --
Historiometric methods / Dean Keith Simonton --
Professional domains / Robert Hoffman --
Expertise in medicine and surgery / Geoff Norman [and others] --
Expertise and transportation / Francis T. Durso & Andrew R. Dattel --
Expertise in software design / Sabine Sonnentag, Cornelia Niessen & Judith Volmer --
Professional writing expertise / Ronald T. Kellogg --
Professional judgments and "naturalistic decision making" / Karol G. Ross, Jennifer L. Shafer, & Gary Klein --
Decision making expertise / J. Frank Yates & Michael D. Tschirhart --
The making of a dream team : when expert teams do best / Eduardo Salas [and others] --
Arts, sports & motor skills --
Music / Andreas C. Lehmann & Hans Gruber --
Expert performance in sport : a cognitive perspective / Nicola J. Hodges, Janet I. Starkes & Clare MacMahon --
Artistic performance : acting, ballet, and contemporary dance / Helga Noice & Tony Noice --
Perceptual-motor expertise / David A. Rosenbaum [and others] --
Games and other types of expertise --
Expertise in chess / Fernand Gobet & Neil Charness --
Exceptional memory / John M. Wilding & Elizabeth R. Valentine --
Mathematical expertise / Brian Butterworth --
Expertise in history / Jim F. Voss & Jennifer Wiley --
Generalizable mechanisms mediating expertise and general issues --
A merging theory of expertise and intelligence / John Horn & Hiromi Masunaga --
Tacit knowledge, practical intelligence and expertise / Anna T. Cianciolo [and others] --
Expertise and situation awareness / Mica R. Endsley --
Brain changes in the development of expertise : neuroanatomical and neurophysiological evidence about skill-based adaptations / Nicole M. Hill & Walter Schneider --
The influence of experience and deliberate practice on the development of superior expert performance / K. Anders Ericsson --
Development and adaptation of expertise : the role of self-regulatory processes and beliefs / Barry J. Zimmerman --
Aging and expertise / Ralf Th. Krampe & Neil Charness --
Social and sociological factors in the development of expertise / Harald A. Mieg --
Modes of expertise in creative thinking : evidence from case studies / Robert W. Weisberg.
Responsibility: edited by K. Anders Ericsson [and others].
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This handbook provides comprehensive information about expert performance. It describes the processes, knowledge, and methods by which people climb to the highest possible levels of human  Read more...


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'... the definitive tome in what expertise is, how it develops, and what makes experts somehow different from the rest.' Tauno Kekale, Journal of Workplace Learning

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