Slowing down when you should: a new model of expert judgment.

  title={Slowing down when you should: a new model of expert judgment.},
  author={Carol-anne E Moulton and Glenn Regehr and Maria Mylopoulos and Helen M. Macrae},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={82 10 Suppl},
The study of expertise in medical education has tended to follow a tradition of trying to describe the analytic processes and/or nonanalytic resources that experts acquire with experience. However, the authors argue that a critical function of expertise is the judgment required to coordinate these resources, using efficient nonanalytic processes for many tasks, but transitioning to more effortful analytic processing when necessary. Attempts to appreciate the nature of this transition, when it… CONTINUE READING
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