The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance, 1st Edition

  • Karl Anders Ericsson
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  • ISBN-10: 0511481101
  • ISBN-13: 9780511481109
  • DDC: 153.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 918 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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This handbook provides comprehensive information about expert performance. It describes the processes, knowledge, and methods by which people climb to the highest possible levels of human performance. It highlights the research techniques and approaches that investigators use to gain insights about such extraordinary performance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction and Perspective.
2: An Introduction to Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance: Its Development, Organization, and Content.
3: Two Approaches to the Study of Experts’ Characteristics.
4: Expertise, Talent, and Social Encouragement.
5: Overview of Approaches to the Study of Expertise – Brief Historical Accounts of Theories and Methods.
6: Studies of Expertise From Psychological Perspectives.
7: Educators and Expertise: A Brief History of Theories and Models.
8: Expert Systems: A Perspective From Computer Science.
9: Professionalization, Scientific Expertise, and Elitism: A Sociological Perspective.
10: Methods for Studying the Structure of Expertise.
11: Observation of Work Practices in Natural Settings.
12: Methods for Studying the Structure of Expertise: Psychometric Approaches.
13: Laboratory Methods for Assessing Experts’ and Novices’ Knowledge.
14: Task Analysis.
15: Eliciting and Representing the Knowledge of Experts.
16: Protocol Analysis and Expert Thought: Concurrent Verbalizations of Thinking During Experts’ Performance on Representative Tasks.
17: Simulation for Performance and Training.
18: Methods for Studying the Acquisition and Maintenance of Expertise.
19: Laboratory Studies of Training, Skill Acquisition, and Retention of Performance.
20: Retrospective Interviews in the Study of Expertise and Expert Performance.
21: Time, Budgets, Diaries, and Analyses of Concurrent Practice Activities.
22: Historiometric Methods.
23: Domains of Expertise.
24: Professional Domains.
25: Expertise in Medicine and Surgery.
26: Expertise and Transportation1.
27: Expertise in Software Design.
28: Professional Writing Expertise.
29: Professional Judgments and “Naturalistic Decision Making”.
30: Decision-Making Expertise.
31: The Making of a Dream Team: When Expert Teams Do Best.
32: Arts, Sports, & Motor Skills.
33: Music.
34: Expert Performance in Sport: A Cognitive Perspective.
35: Artistic Performance: Acting, Ballet, and Contemporary Dance.
36: Perceptual-Motor Expertise.
37: Games and Other Types of Expertise.
38: Expertise in Chess.
39: Exceptional Memory.
40: Mathematical Expertise.
41: Expertise in History.
42: Generalizable Mechanisms Mediating Expertise and General Issues.
43: A Merging Theory of Expertise and Intelligence.
44: Tacit Knowledge, Practical Intelligence, and Expertise.
45: Expertise and Situation Awareness.
46: Brain Changes in the Development of Expertise: Neuroanatomical and Neurophysiological Evidence About Skill-Based Adaptations.
47: The Influence of Experience and Deliberate Practice on the Development of Superior Expert Performance.
48: Development and Adaptation of Expertise: The Role of Self-Regulatory Processes and Beliefs.
49: Aging and Expertise.
50: Social and Sociological Factors in the Development of Expertise.
51: Modes of Expertise in Creative Thinking: Evidence From Case Studies.
Author Index.
Subject Index.