Change Blindness as a Means of Studying Expertise in Physics

  title={Change Blindness as a Means of Studying Expertise in Physics},
  author={Adam Feil and Jos{\'e} P. Mestre},
  journal={Journal of the Learning Sciences},
  pages={480 - 505}
Previous studies examining expertise have used a wide range of methods. Beyond characterizing expert and novice behavior in different contexts and circumstances, many studies have examined the processes that comprise the behavior itself and, more recently, processes that comprise training and practice that develop expertise. Other studies, dating back more than 50 years, have used various recall memory tasks to compare experts and novices. In this article, we describe another method for… 

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