Students’ perceived benefits of chess: Differences across age and gender
The purpose of this study was to determine differences in students’ perceived benefits of chess by gender and age after being exposed to chess during instruction for an entire academic year as part…
The Effects of Chess Instruction on Pupils' Cognitive and Academic Skills: State of the Art and Theoretical Challenges
- EducationFront. Psychol.
The prevailing research on chess instruction is reviewed, some common pitfalls are identified, and directions for future research are recommended.
Metacognition Application: The Use of Chess as a Strategy to Improve the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics
- EducationEducation Research International
The aim of this study was to explore chess as an alternative strategy to improve the teaching and learning of mathematics. Purposive sampling was used to identify 25 experimental group learners and…
Does perceived chess skills mediate the relationship between fluid intelligence and academic performance?
- Psychology, Education
We analysed the association between chess skills and academic performance in primary school students. Additionally, we tested the potential mediating effect of fluid intelligence on this association.…
The Effects of Chess Instruction on Academic and Non-Cognitive Outcomes: Field Experimental Evidence from a Developing Country
- EconomicsJournal of Development Economics
Rigorous Large-Scale Educational RCTs Are Often Uninformative: Should We Be Concerned?
- EducationEducational Researcher
There are a growing number of large-scale educational randomized controlled trials (RCTs). Considering their expense, it is important to reflect on the effectiveness of this approach. We assessed the…
Once Upon a Time There Was Far Transfer
The last two decades have seen the rise of cognitive-training research. Strong claims have been made. Roaring refutations have been published. Then again counter-evidence supporting the effectiveness…
Six Suggestions for Research on Games in Cognitive Science
- PsychologyTop. Cogn. Sci.
Don't forget about chess, look beyond action games and chess, use (near-optimal play) to understand human play and players, investigate social phenomena, and talk to real experts.
Does chess instruction improve mathematical problem-solving ability? Two experimental studies with an active control group
- EducationLearning & behavior
The results suggest that the effects (if any) of chess instruction, when rigorously tested, are modest and that such interventions should not replace the traditional curriculum in mathematics.
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Your move: The effect of chess on mathematics test scores
- EconomicsPloS one
Positive effects of substituting a weekly mathematics lesson in primary school grades 1–3 with a lesson in mathematics based on chess instruction are found, indicating that knowledge acquired through chess play can be transferred to the domain of mathematics.
The Benefits of Chess for the Intellectual and Social-Emotional Enrichment in Schoolchildren
- EducationThe Spanish journal of psychology
It was found that chess improves cognitive abilities, coping and problem-solving capacity, and even socioaffective development of children and adolescents who practice it.