You Are Not So Smart

030 - Practice - David Epstein

Aug. 14, 2014

Is it true that all it takes to be an expert is 10,000 hours of practice? What about professional athletes? Do different people get more out of practice than others, and if so, is it nature or nurture? In this episode we ask all these things of David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene, who explains how practice affects the brain and whether or not greatness comes naturally or after lots and lots of effort. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.