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The effects of chess instruction on pupils' cognitive and academic skills: state of the art and theoretical challenges

Sala, Giovanni, Foley, John P. and Gobet, Fernand (2017) The effects of chess instruction on pupils' cognitive and academic skills: state of the art and theoretical challenges. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. ISSN 1664-1078

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Identification Number: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00238

Abstract

Chess instruction has been claimed to enhance primary and middle school students' mathematical abilities. The “Chess Effect” hypothesis has received some scientific support but it is yet to be convincingly demonstrated. This note briefly reviews the prevailing research, identifies some common pitfalls, and recommends directions for future research.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://www.frontiersin.org/journals/psychology
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors
Divisions: CPNSS
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2019 10:57
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 07:06
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/102196

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