Expert FAQs:

Q: Is a expert defined differently in varying academic fields?

A: Yes.

Q: Are experts activated by the same features of a problem statement?

A: Yes, and the experts’ schemas contain more procedural knowledge which aid in determining which principle to apply, and novices’ schemas contain mostly declarative knowledge which do not aid in determining methods for solution.

Q: Is an expert well established by consensus and therefore it is not always necessary for individuals to have a professional or academic qualification for them to be accepted as an expert?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an expert someone widely recognized as a reliable source of technique or skill whose faculty for judging or deciding rightly?

A: Yes, and justly, or wisely is accorded authority and status by peers or the public in a specific well-distinguished domain.

Q: Is an expert generally known as a layperson?

A: Yes, while someone who occupies a middle grade of understanding is generally known as a technician and often employed to assist experts.

Q: Was an expert referred to as a sage?

A: Yes, The individual was usually a profound thinker distinguished for wisdom and sound judgment.

Q: Are experts called in for advice on their respective subject?

A: Yes, but they do not always agree on the particulars of a field of study.

Q: Is an expert forced to remember rules they no longer use?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an expert allowed to control access to his expertise?

A: Yes.

Q: Are experts able to rapidly retrieve complex configurations of information from long-term memory?

A: Yes.

Q: Are experts not: Factors identified by managers as disqualifiers for selecting subordinates for expert team membership?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an expert invited to decide a disputed issue?

A: Yes.