The Influence of Experience and Deliberate Practice on the Development of Superior Expert Performance

  title={The Influence of Experience and Deliberate Practice on the Development of Superior Expert Performance},
  author={K. Anders Ericsson},
There are several factors that influence the level of professional achievement. First and foremost, extensive experience of activities in a domain is necessary to reach very high levels of performance. Extensive experience in a domain does not, however, invariably lead to expert levels of achievement. When individuals are first introduced to a professional domain after completing their basic training and formal education, they often work as apprentices and are supervised by more-experienced… 

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