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Deliberate practice and the modifiability of body and mind: Toward a science of the structure and acquisition of expert and elite performance.

@article{Ericsson2007DeliberatePA,
  title={Deliberate practice and the modifiability of body and mind: Toward a science of the structure and acquisition of expert and elite performance.},
  author={K. A. Ericsson},
  journal={International Journal of Sport Psychology},
  year={2007}
}
  • K. A. Ericsson
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Sport Psychology
  • Some researchers in sports attribute elite performance to genetic talent. However, they do not offer complete genetic accounts that specify the causal processes involved in the activation and expression of the dormant genes in DNA during practice in the athletes' development that lead to the emergence of the distinctive physiological and anatomical attributes (innate talent). This article argues that it is possible to account for the development of elite performance among healthy children… CONTINUE READING

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