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    • Peak

    • Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
    • By: Robert Pool, Anders Ericsson
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,724
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,398
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,379

    Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only to become too daunted by the task at hand? Expert performance guru Anders Ericsson has made a career of studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak condenses three decades of original research to introduce an incredibly powerful approach to learning that is fundamentally different from the way people traditionally think about acquiring a skill.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Offers more wisdom than even intended

    • By Tristan on 07-10-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Peak

    • Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
    • By: Robert Pool, Anders Ericsson
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Beevers
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138

    Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying the special ones - the geniuses, sports stars and musical prodigies. And his remarkable finding, revealed in Peak, is that their special abilities are acquired through training. The innate 'gift' of talent is a myth. Exceptional individuals are born with just one unique ability, shared by us all - the ability to develop our brains and bodies through our own efforts.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • disappointing

    • By Dennis on 02-27-18

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Peak

    • Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
    • By: Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak distills three decades of myth-shattering research into a powerful learning strategy that is fundamentally different from the way people traditionally think about acquiring new abilities. Whether you want to stand out at work, improve your athletic or musical performance, or help your child achieve academic goals, Ericsson’s revolutionary methods will show you how to improve at almost any skill that matters to you.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Peak

    • Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
    • By: Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only to become too daunted by the task at hand? Expert performance guru Anders Ericsson has made a career of studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak condenses three decades of original research to introduce an incredibly powerful approach to learning that is fundamentally different from the way people traditionally think about acquiring a skill.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Peak

    • Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
    • By: Anders Ericsson, Robert Pool
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only to become too daunted by the task at hand? Expert performance guru Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak condenses three decades of original research to introduce an incredibly powerful approach to learning that is fundamentally different from the way people traditionally think about acquiring a skill.

    Regular price: $19.95