Psychological perspectives on expertise

Campitelli, Guillermo, Connors, Michael H., Bilalić, Merim and Hambrick, David Z. (2015) Psychological perspectives on expertise. Frontiers in Psychology, 6. ISSN 1664-1078

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Abstract

This Research Topic sought to advance psychological understanding of expertise by drawing together lines of research from many different domains of expertise. The outcome is a collection of 35 articles in such diverse areas as chess, music, perception, teaching, intensive-care diagnosis, video-games, sports, dance, mathematics, climbing, and fingerprint analysis.

The articles can be classed into five broad categories based on their focus: (a) the cognitive processes in expertise, (b) the development of expertise, (c) the relationship between expertise and general cognition, (d) the transfer of skills between domains, and (e) methodological issues and frameworks in expertise research. We give a brief overview of the research across these five themes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: expertise, expert performance, expert cognitive processes, skill acquisition, skill transfer, training, deliberate practice
Subjects: C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2018 16:05
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 18:16
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/37140

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