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Engineering Marvels Right in Your Neighborhood & What It Takes to Be an Expert

Released Monday, 19th October 2020
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What makes someone an expert? In many cases people are experts only because they say they are. However, being a true expert in something is a bit more complicated than that. Here to explain is Roger Kneebone, MD Director of the Imperial College Centre for Engagement and Simulation Science and the Royal College of Music Imperial College Centre for Performance Science in the UK and he is author of the book Expert: Understanding the Path to Mastery (https://amzn.to/31cUuR1). Listen as he explains what it takes to be a true expert and why you should be skeptical of anyone who claims to be an expert. 
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