Understanding Expertise A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-01-20
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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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.

Author Biography

Fernand Gobet is Professor of Psychological Sciences at the University of Liverpool, UK. He is an established author and researcher, and he has studied the psychological aspects of expertise for over 20 years.

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

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