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Discovering deliberate practice activities that overcome plateaus and limits on improvement of performance

@inproceedings{Ericsson2009DiscoveringDP,
  title={Discovering deliberate practice activities that overcome plateaus and limits on improvement of performance},
  author={K. A. Ericsson},
  year={2009}
}
  • K. A. Ericsson
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Since Sir Francis Galton’s book on Hereditary Genius, many scientists have argued that heritable factors set limits of performance and only allow a select few individuals to attain exceptional levels. However, recent research rejects the associated learning theory and its implied performance plateaus and shows that expert performance is mediated by acquired complex cognitive mechanisms. It describes different types of deliberate practice activities that develop and refine mental representations… CONTINUE READING

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