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We promise to never spam you, and just use your email address to identify you as a valid customer. This excerpt is really interesting, especially in reference to our Brain Booster challenge. The book citation is at the bottom. Practice changes your body. Researchers have recorded a constellation of physical changes occurring in direct response to practice in the muscles, nerves, hearts, lungs, and brains of those showing profound increases in skill level in any domain.
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Individuals becoming great at one particular skill do not serendipitously become great at other skills. Chess champions can remember hundreds of intricate chess positions in sequence but can have a perfectly ordinary memory for everything else. Physical and intellectual changes are ultraspecific responses to particular skill requirements. The brain drives the brawn. Even among athletes, changes in the brain are arguably the most profound, with a vast increase in precise task knowledge, a shift from conscious analysis to intuitive thinking saving time and energy , and elaborate self-monitoring mechanisms that allow for constant adjustments in real time.
Practice style is crucial. Ordinary practice, where your current skill level is simply being reinforced, is not enough to get better. It takes a special kind of practice to force your mind and body into the kind of change necessary to improve. Short-term intensity cannot replace long-term commitment. Many crucial changes take place over long periods of time. Physiologically, it's impossible to become great overnight. From Scrabble players to dart players to soccer players to violin players, it was observed that the uppermost achievers not only spent significantly more time in solitary study and drills, but also exhibited a consistent and persistent style of preparation that K.
Anders Ericsson came to call 'deliberate practice. It conveyed a method of continual skill improvement. The same holds for any specific task being honed; the relevant brain regions adapt accordingly. Interestingly, a number of separate studies have turned up the same common number, concluding that truly outstanding skill in any domain is rarely achieved in less than ten thousand hours of practice over ten years' time which comes to an average of three hours per day.
From sublime pianists to unusually profound physicists, researchers have been very hard-pressed to find any examples of truly extraordinary performers in any field who reached the top of their game before that ten-thousand-hour mark.