Inside Expertise

Inside Expertise: Science-based insights on the psychology of expert performance from Fernand Gobet, UoL and Morgan H. Ereku, Brunel University.

Everybody knows what an expert is: it’s somebody like Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan in sports, Albert Einstein and James Watson in science, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Adele in music, or Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in business.  However, it turns out surprisingly difficult to provide a formal definition that everybody can agree with.  There are in fact many definitions, but most are unsatisfactory (see Gobet, 2015, for a detailed discussion).

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