Sep 17, 2014 7:53 PM

Practice Alone Does Not Make Perfect

The old adage “Practice makes perfect” was given a modern spin when researchers and authors such as Malcolm Gladwell popularized the theory that it takes 10,000 hours of deliberate practice to become an expert in something.

But new research shows that 10,000 hours of practice only accounts for 18 percent of individual differences in sports — that is when comparing two individuals,  only 18 percent of the difference in the skill level is attributable to the amount of time


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