Journalist David Epstein

Season 2014 Episode 8 | 28m 47s

Marcia Franklin talks with David Epstein, an award-winning sports journalist and author of the bestselling book, The Sports Gene. It delves into the controversial research on what role genetics plays in the development of athletic talent. The book also takes on the so-called “10,000 Hour Rule,” which contends that 10,000 hours of practice can produce mastery in a field, including sports. 

Aired: 10/23/14

Rating: TV-G

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