Automaticity, Skill Development and Expert Performance

Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers popularized the 10,000-hour/10-year rule from the research of K. Anders Ericsson, Benjamin Bloom, Istvan Balyi and others. Some reacted to the concept by suggesting that the 10,000-hour rule illustrates the importance of early specialization so athletes have time to engage in 10 years worth of practice. There are two flaws to this Read more about Automaticity, Skill Development and Expert Performance[…]