Psychology’s Brooke N. Macnamara discusses how practice pays off with different activities

Practice might make you a better chess player, but it won’t make you valedictorian
Huffington PostBrooke N. Macnamara, assistant professor of psychology, discusses her study showing that practice has more payoff in certain activities than others.  “You can practice the same move or the same structure of moves,” she said. “You can study the same pieces of information. The board always starts out the same way.”