Brooke Macnamara

Psychological studies’ Brooke Macnamara explains study findings on impact of practice

No one wins gold for practicing the most
Scientific AmericanBrooke Macnamara, assistant professor of psychological studies, explained her study, which found that practice only accounts for so much of an athlete’s success. “This suggests that practice is important to a point, but it stops differentiating who’s good and who’s great,” she said.