Anders Ericsson

ANDERS ERICSSON, PhD, is Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University. He studies expert performance in domains, such as music, chess, medicine, and sports, and how expert performers attain their superior performance by acquiring complex cognitive mechanisms through extended deliberate practice. He has edited "Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance" (2006) and "The Development of Professional Expertise" (2009).In the book Outliers Malcolm Gladwell based his "10,000 hour rule" on Ericsson and colleagues's research on musicians.

July 10, 2020

Listener Favorites | Anders Ericsson: Mastering Your Craft Through De…

Ever heard the phrase "practice makes perfect?" According to Anders Ericsson, that's only true if the practice is done deliberate…

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Dec. 7, 2018

Best of: Mastering Your Craft Through Deliberate Practice with Anders…

Ever heard the phrase “practice makes perfect?” According to Anders Ericsson, that’s only true if that practice is done deliberat…

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July 23, 2018

Anders Ericsson: Mastering Your Craft Through Deliberate Practice

Ever heard the phrase “practice makes perfect?” According to Anders Ericsson, that’s only true if that practice is done deliberat…

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May 25, 2018

Best of: Peak Performance and the Science of Expertise with Anders Er…

When you think of the idea of “deliberate practice” and the study around that concept, one name comes to mind: Anders Ericsson. H…

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