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Peak: How All of Us Can Achieve Extraordinary Things Paperback – Oct. 3 2017

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  • Item Weight : 340 g
  • Paperback : 336 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0143192795
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0143192794
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada (Oct. 3 2017)
  • Product Dimensions : 13.21 x 2.13 x 20.32 cm
  • Language: : English
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“[T]he principles they share regarding deliberate practice and education are sufficiently clear that teachers everywhere—as well as learners—should be able to apply them immediately and judge the results for themselves.”—The Objective Standard

About the Author

K. ANDERS ERICSSON is the Conradi Eminent Scholar of Psychology at Florida State University and has been the driving force behind the development of the field of expert performance. He is recognized as the world's foremost authority on deliberate practice and is an expert in the field of professional development. He has been interviewed for dozens of print articles about his research, has spoken on air with a number of radio interviewers, and has made several television appearances, including on NBC's Datelineand on The Golf Channel.

ROBERT POOL writes about science and technology for a general audience. He has contributed to many of the world's leading science publications, including Science, Nature, Discover, New Scientist, and Technology Review, and over the past decade he has worked extensively with the National Academy of Science, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. He is the author of several books, including Eve's Rib: Searching for the Biological Roots of Sex Differences and Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology, which has been in print for nearly fifteen years.
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