Questions tagged [expertise]

For questions on expertise and expert performance and how experts may differ from non-experts in terms of their development, training, reasoning, knowledge, social support, and innate talent.

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Does Golden Hammer really exist?

Note: I am not talking about Law of the instrument. I am referring to the following (anti-)pattern of behavior: A person very competent in one area (say, Philosophy) peremptorily expressing his ...
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What's the importance of reward on acquiring expert level skill?

I've been reading into Anders Ericssons work on expertise and as made popular by Malcom Gladwell(though quoted incorrectly) is the requirement of accumulating large amounts of "deliberate practice"(...
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Becoming an expert with accumulative hours of practice much less than the average expert?

Anders Ericsson's work is famous for creating the idea of "deliberate practice" and its creation of experts, but Anders also talks about how long hours are inevitable in becoming an expert. Let's ...
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Effects of expertise on mental condition?

As a search on Frontiers in Psychology shows, there a different articles and research topics about the topic of being an expert. But is there any literature or research about the effects of being an ...
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Any studies on authority influence in non-expertise area? (e.g., police captain giving medical advice)?

I'm just curious if authority influence, even if a little, carries over to areas in which the authority is not an expert. Like a doctor giving advice about fashion or best kind of car to buy, etc. ...