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iGoogle. 10'000 hours. Dr. Carol Dweck on Fixed vs. Growth Mindsets. Carol Dweck: The Effect of Praise on Mindsets. Carol Dweck: Mindset interview. Matthew Syed - The Importance of Self Belief - A Tom Bates Coaching Interview. BOUNCE - How Champions are Made, Matt Syed. BBC Meet the Author - Matthew Syed. The Invisible Mentor. László Polgár. László Polgár (born 11 May 1946 in Gyöngyös), is a Hungarian chess teacher and father of the famous "Polgár sisters": Zsuzsa, Zsófia, and Judit.

László Polgár

He authored well-known chess books such as Chess: 5334 Problems, Combinations, and Games and Reform Chess, a survey of chess variants. László is an expert on chess theory and owns over 10,000 chess books. He is interested in the proper method of rearing children, believing that "geniuses are made, not born". Before he had any children, he wrote a book entitled Bring Up Genius! Klara & Laszlo Polgar. Klara & Laszlo Polgar My parents are not strong chess players, although they may deserve an honorary grandmaster title for bringing up three champions.

Klara & Laszlo Polgar

Both Mom, Klara and Dad, Laszlo are great teachers. Without their love, devotion and hard work we wouldn't have such success. In fact, my Dad had an educational vision long before we were born and strongly believes that geniuses are made, not born. Interesting Stuff: Laszlo Polgar - Creator of Geniuses. The 10,000-Hour Lie: Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers. Here's a lie you've probably heard recently: Being great at something takes 10,000 hours of practice.

The 10,000-Hour Lie: Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers

This was recently popularized by Malcolm Gladwell in Outliers, and first proposed in the early 1990s by Dr. K. Anders Ericsson, a psychology professor at Florida State University, and his colleagues. DeliberatePractice(PsychologicalReview).pdf (application/pdf Object) Which Traits Predict Success? (The Importance of Grit) What are the causes of success?

Which Traits Predict Success? (The Importance of Grit)

At first glance, the answer is easy: success is about talent. It’s about being able to do something – hit a baseball, play chess, trade stocks, write a blog – better than most anyone else. The Expert on Experts. K. Anders Ericsson. K.

K. Anders Ericsson

Anders Ericsson is a Swedish psychologist and Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University who is widely recognized as one of the world's leading theoretical and experimental researchers on expertise.[1] He is the co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Expertise and Expert Performance, a volume released in 2006 (Ericsson et al. 2006). Ericsson's research with Herbert A. Simon on verbal reports of thinking is summarized in a book Protocol Analysis: Verbal Reports as Data, which was revised in 1993.

The Making of an Expert.pdf (application/pdf Object)