The Psychology of Performance Excellence: Talent Development

SED CE 620

This course is designed to promote critical awareness of the theories related to the development of extraordinary talent across a number of domains. We will examine the complex interaction of psychological, social, biological, genetic, and educational variables that contribute to the development to exceptionability. Domains and exemplars examined will include sport (exceptional athletes and coaches), medicine (outstanding cardiovascular and neurosurgeons), performing artists (dancers, musicians, actors), journalists (broadcast and print), psychology, education, and business. 4cr, 1st sem.

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