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    • Peak

    • Secrets from the New Science of Expertise
    • By: Robert Pool, Anders Ericsson
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,430
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,129

    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 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    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: 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