K. Anders Ericsson is a Swedish psychologist and Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University who is internationally recognized as a researcher in the psychological nature of expertise and human performance.
Anders K. Ericsson discovered the “10,000” hour rule. I had him on my podcast in 2016 to talk about peak performance. (One of my favorite topics.) And he broke down the steps every individual should follow to learn and MASTER a skill. Links and Resources Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Dr. K Anders Ericsson and Robert Poole Also Mentioned Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell The Polgar SIsters (the 3 best female Hungarian chess players ever) Laszlo Polgar (chess teacher who raised 3 chess prodigies his daughters) The Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance Mozart - considered the most talented prodigy in music history, Anders disputes this Magnus Carlsen - the best chess player in the world at age 12 Michelangelo Picasso - one of the best painters of his time Andy Warhol - in the 1950s he was a master illustrator The Boston Marathon I write about all my podcasts! Check out the full post and learn what I learned at jamesaltucher.com/podcast. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “The James Altucher Show” and rate and review wherever you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher iHeart Radio Spotify Follow me on Social Media: Twitter Facebook Linkedin InstagramSee omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.
This week we talk with Dr K. Anders Ericsson about his pioneering work advancing the science of expertise. Key question: how do we get better at specific skills and learning? We get into everything covered in his latest book, 'Peak', and discuss how writers and researchers might put some of his insights into practice. Full show notes are available at http://www.sourcesandmethods.com
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