The five hour rule

23 Nov

As I have pointed out before, there is reason to be skeptical of oversimplified versions of the ten thousand hour rule. Talent is a real phenomenon and it does contribute to performance. Having said that, I think we can learn a lot from studying the intense training regimes of high performers. The lessons learned may have  broad applicability for education.

At the other extreme is the five hour rule:

 

 

(hat tip to BoingBoing)

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