The Role of Deliberate Practice in the Acquisition of Expert Performance

@inproceedings{Ericsson1993TheRO,
  title={The Role of Deliberate Practice in the Acquisition of Expert Performance},
  author={K. Anders Ericsson and Ralf Th. Krampe and Clemens Tesch-Romer},
  year={1993}
}
The theoretical framework presented in this article explains expert performance as the end result of individuals' prolonged efforts to improve performance while negotiating motivational and external constraints. In most domains of expertise, individuals begin in their childhood a regimen of effortful activities (deliberate practice) designed to optimize improvement. Individual differences, even among elite performers, are closely related to assessed amounts of deliberate practice. Many… CONTINUE READING
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