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Stories by David Z. Hambrick

Is Innate Talent a Myth?

It’s appealing to think that “all it takes is a lot of practice,” but the factors behind elite performance are more complicated than that

September 20, 2016 — David Z. Hambrick, Fredrik Ullén and Miriam Mosing
What Makes a Prodigy?

What Makes a Prodigy?

Insights from psychology into the origins of extreme ability

September 22, 2015 — David Z. Hambrick

Special Edition: Mysteries of the Mind