Age trends in expert chess: is aging kinder to the initially more able?
It is demonstrated that aging was indeed kinder to the initially more able, but more importantly, that playing more games was associated with higher ratings, which has implications for aging expert players, such that active tournament participation counts.
Why are (the best) women so good at chess? Participation rates and gender differences in intellectual domains
- EducationProceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
It is shown that 96 per cent of the observed difference would be expected given the much greater number of men who play chess.
Sex Differences in Intellectual Performance
- PsychologyPsychological science
Using data on the ratings of more than 250,000 tournament players over 13 years, it is concluded that the greater number of men at the highest levels in chess can be explained by the greaternumber of boys who enter chess at the lowest levels.
Sex Differences in Intellectual Performance: Analysis of a Large Cohort of Competitive Chess Players
Only 1% of the world's chess grandmasters are women. This underrepresentation is unlikely to be caused by discrimination, since chess ratings objectively reflect competitive results. Using data on…
Search , Recognition , and Visualization in Chess : Rebuttal to Gobet ’ s Critique of Chabris & Hearst ( 2003 )
In an article published in Cognitive Science, Chabris and Hearst (2003; hereafter C&H) used computer analysis of errors in grandmaster games to measure the effects of additional thinking time and the…
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Thought and Choice in Chess
What does a chessmaster think when he prepartes his next move? How are his thoughts organized? Which methods and strategies does he use by solving his problem of choice? To answer these questions,…
Participation Rates and Maximal Performance: A Log-Linear Explanation for Group Differences, Such as Russian and Male Dominance in Chess
- Political Science
Can the superiority of some countries and groups at certain activities be explained solely by the relative sizes of the participating populations? We focus on the expected highest achievement, max,…
The impact of chess research on cognitive science
SummaryAlthough chess research has not been a mainstream activity in cognitive science, it has had a significant impact on this field because of the experimental and theoretical tools it has…
Mathematical Statistics: Basic Ideas and Selected Topics
(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Problems and Complements, Notes, and References.) 1. Statistical Models, Goals, and Performance Criteria. Data, Models, Parameters, and Statistics. Bayesian Models.…