The architecture of the chess player's brain.

@article{Hnggi2014TheAO,
  title={The architecture of the chess player's brain.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen H{\"a}nggi and Karin Br{\"u}tsch and Adrian Markus Siegel and Lutz J{\"a}ncke},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={62},
  pages={152-62}
}
The game of chess can be seen as a typical example for an expertise task requiring domain-specific training and experience. Despite intensive behavioural studies the neural underpinnings of chess performance and expertise are not entirely understood. A few functional neuroimaging studies have shown that expert chess players recruit different psychological functions and activate different brain areas while they are engaged in chess-related activities. Based on this functional literature, we… CONTINUE READING
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