The thing about Monday morning quarterbacks is that they can see the whole game — they can focus on all the little details in the context of the whole. But for the players in the game as it happens, only the details exist and the big picture comes into view later. And as it turns out, that big-to-small versus small-to-big approach is pretty much how memory and experience always go down.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas November 5, 2017
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