Social effects on performance: Mathew, Pygmalion, Galatea, and Relative Age effect

Elaborating on his co-authored paper, "A proposed theoretical model to explain relative age effects in sport", Jean Côté argues that social agents have the largest influence on relative age effects. According to the paper, primary agents like parents influence relative age effects through Matthew effects. Coaches influence relative age effects through Pygmalion effects and athletes … Continue reading Social effects on performance: Mathew, Pygmalion, Galatea, and Relative Age effect

Those who teach can’t do.?

The central argument of this post(list of links) is that the best performers in a field may not be good coaches or mentors. On the other hand, people without stardom performance may become extraordinary mentors or coaches. This is not to generalize or to compartmentalize doer vs teacher/ doing vs teaching, etc., but to reiterate … Continue reading Those who teach can’t do.?

Tweet: How domain experts react to technology ?

A great read by @effortfuleduktr on the massively shared and quoted study predicting the future of skills.Features I see : Use of causal logic in complex domains were variables are unknown, + Predicting the disappearance of fundamental skills or brain faculties. https://t.co/7nZJRfEDsi— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) November 4, 2018 The above article analyzes the job skill outlook … Continue reading Tweet: How domain experts react to technology ?

Tweet: Block practice vs Randomize practice.

Mastering skill Vs Transferring skills The Key to Mastering ANY Skill (Science of Basketball Skill Development) https://t.co/qTwsV6iGsJ via @YouTube— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) August 5, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Block practice is basically the same thing over and over again. Randomized practice includes switching it up and adding more variables. Block practice is the best way to master … Continue reading Tweet: Block practice vs Randomize practice.