Manoah2u wrote: ↑Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:10 pmif you only live through textbooks and equations then it's hard to believe yes.
but if you actually confront yourself with real life, it's a different story alltogether.
BTW only Gladwell wrote about 'his theory' in the context of cognitive pursuits, he never suggested really that it could apply to physical ones.
In any case, the 10000 hour theory has not stood the test of time and not not currently credible.
(and that is putting aside that the original authors of the study from which Gladwell based his book never agreed with his over-interpretation of their work)
Let's not p*** on Scientists too much here. Your average internet lunatic or Google PhD is much worse. The following graphic more accurately describes the portion of my career spent in the Sciences, and the experiences of my friends still there.