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How to Become The Best In The World At Your Skills, According to Science – The Mission | Medium

How to Become The Best In The World At Your Skills, According to Science – The Mission | Medium

When it comes to becoming a world-class expert at any skill, the first thing that probably comes to mind is “practice makes perfect.” The general rule of thumb is that the longer you spend doing something — over and over and over — the closer you’ll get to mastery.

However, if you want to become exceptionally successful, science has found that repeating something ad-nauseam isn’t the best way to go about it.

Anders K. Anderson, a psychology professor and author of Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise spent 30 years studying people who were the best in the world at certain skills — ranging from chess experts to top musicians.

Source: How to Become The Best In The World At Your Skills, According to Science – The Mission – Medium