What makes an expert? What
strategies do they use? If you are an expert in one domain, are you more likely
to become an expert in a second?
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of expertise. With a
discussion research from psychology, neuroscience, sociology, philosophy,
education, law and artificial intelligence, this is the definitive guide to the
It considers expertise on a number of levels, ranging from the neural to the
psychological and the social. It critically evaluates current theories and
approaches, and addresses issues of key importance for society.