Rethinking expertise: A multifactorial gene-environment interaction model of expert performance.

@article{Ulln2016RethinkingEA,
  title={Rethinking expertise: A multifactorial gene-environment interaction model of expert performance.},
  author={F. Ull{\'e}n and D. Z. Hambrick and M. Mosing},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2016},
  volume={142 4},
  pages={
          427-46
        }
}
Scientific interest in expertise-superior performance within a specific domain-has a long history in psychology. Although there is a broad consensus that a long period of practice is essential for expertise, a long-standing controversy in the field concerns the importance of other variables such as cognitive abilities and genetic factors. According to the influential deliberate practice theory, expert performance is essentially limited by a single variable: the amount of deliberate practice an… Expand
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