Deliberate practice and acquisition of expert performance: a general overview.

@article{Ericsson2008DeliberatePA,
  title={Deliberate practice and acquisition of expert performance: a general overview.},
  author={K. A. Ericsson},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 11},
  pages={
          988-94
        }
}
  • K. A. Ericsson
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Traditionally, professional expertise has been judged by length of experience, reputation, and perceived mastery of knowledge and skill. Unfortunately, recent research demonstrates only a weak relationship between these indicators of expertise and actual, observed performance. In fact, observed performance does not necessarily correlate with greater professional experience. Expert performance can, however, be traced to active engagement in deliberate practice (DP), where training (often… CONTINUE READING
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