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Expertise and intelligent thinking: When is it worse to know better

Show simple item record Frensch, Peter A Sternberg, Robert J 2015-07-29T12:55:26Z 2015-07-29T12:55:26Z 1989
dc.identifier.citation Frensch, P. A., & Sternberg, R. J. (1989). Expertise and intelligent thinking: When is it worse to know better. Advances in the psychology of human intelligence, 5, 157-188. en_US
dc.description.abstract It has often been said . . . that expertise in a given domain actually hinders people's success in that domain / the goal of this chapter is to specify some of the conditions under which and reasons why experts are sometimes outperformed by novices / the remainder of the chapter is divided into four parts: first, we discuss what we mean by "expertise" or "skill" and what separates expert from nonexpert thinking in any given field; second, we discuss the circumstances under which expertise leads to inferior, rather than superior, problem-solving performance, and we present empirical evidence supporting our claims; third, we relate the concepts of expertise and costs of expertise to the higher order concept of intelligent thinking; finally, we draw some conclusions and implications en_US
dc.publisher Advances in the Psychology of Human Intelligence en_US
dc.subject Expertise en_US
dc.subject intelligence en_US
dc.subject intelligent thinking en_US
dc.title Expertise and intelligent thinking: When is it worse to know better en_US

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