9 thoughts on “SSAC14: 10,000 Hours vs. The Sports Gene

  • July 28, 2019 at 8:39 pm
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    Epstein is data driven and scientific .

    Malcolm says it's to show to people that greats are great because they shit loads of practice .But still it affects are devastating on some people like people who works their buts off thinking they will reach there eventually .Should have taken the responsibility and mentioned there maybe you can maybe you can't ever

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  • July 28, 2019 at 8:39 pm
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    No idea why this showed up in my suggested, but cudos to YouTube. I loved it. Especially Malcolm. Not to take away from the other guy, but it was very engaging. Thanks for posting.

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  • July 28, 2019 at 8:39 pm
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    Gladwell gets shown up badly here

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  • July 28, 2019 at 8:39 pm
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    gladwell just talks nonsense here, really does, goes round in circles to try and avoid answering questions.

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  • July 28, 2019 at 8:39 pm
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    He suffers from Lake Wobegon effect: everyone can be "better-than-average" with practice

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  • July 28, 2019 at 8:39 pm
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    "Hundreds of thousands" of master level chess players? Really?

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  • July 28, 2019 at 8:39 pm
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    Gladwell backpedals so far that his position becomes indistinguishable from that of hereditarians. If all he is saying is that given the condition of genetic equality, then it is practice, or x amount of practice, that will make the difference, he really isn't saying much at all. 

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  • July 28, 2019 at 8:39 pm
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    no way am I going to register to see this video, sorry.

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