Understanding Expertise: A Multi-disciplinary Approach

Paperback | January 18, 2016

byFernand Gobet

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What makes an expert? Do gifted children really exist? How do musicians differ from non-musicians? In exploring questions like these, Gobet provides a comprehensive overview of the field of expertise. With research from psychology, neuroscience, sociology, artificial intelligence and philosophy, this is the best possible guide to the subject.

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What makes an expert? Do gifted children really exist? How do musicians differ from non-musicians? In exploring questions like these, Gobet provides a comprehensive overview of the field of expertise. With research from psychology, neuroscience, sociology, artificial intelligence and philosophy, this is the best possible guide to the s...

Fernand Gobet earned his PhD in psychology in 1992 at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. After collaborating with Nobel Prize winner Herbert Simon for six years at Carnegie Mellon, he held academic positions at the University of Nottingham and Brunel University London. Since 2013, he is Professor of Decision Making and Expertise...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 7.77 × 5.38 × 0.86 inPublished:January 18, 2016Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230276245

ISBN - 13:9780230276246

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Perception and Categorisation

3. Memory

4. Problem Solving

5. Decision Making

6. Intuition, Insight and Creativity

7. Talent, Individual Differences and Gender Differences

8. Learning and Education

9. Development and Aging

10. Neuroexpertise

11. Experts and Society

12. Sociology

13. Philosophy

14. Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems

15. Putting It All Together