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November 07, 2016

Mastery, Expertise, and the Limits of Experts

Expertise isn't always all that it's cracked up to be.

November 03, 2016

When Cultivating Expertise, Here's How Technology Can Help

Technology can offer personalized, more meaningful practice opportunities for students—improving long-term memory growth while reducing the burden on teachers.

November 01, 2016

The False Dichotomy Between Memorization and Conceptual Understanding

Understanding the relationship between working and long-term memory helps illustrate the false dichotomy between "conceptual understanding" and "rote memorization."

October 27, 2016

Working Memory Is the Path to Expertise

Ultimately, expertise is about using working memory to deliberately practice skills and decisions in order to build long-term memory fluency.

October 25, 2016

Of Deliberate Practice, Memory, and Expertise

Expert performance tends to be the product of an extraordinary amount of deliberate practice.

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