Working memory in chess

@article{Robbins1996WorkingMI,
  title={Working memory in chess},
  author={T. W. Robbins and Edward J. Anderson and Deborah Roach Barker and Andrew C. Bradley and C. Fearnyhough and Rna Henson and S. R. Hudson and Alan D Baddeley},
  journal={Memory \& Cognition},
  year={1996},
  volume={24},
  pages={83-93}
}
Three experiments investigated the role of working memory in various aspects of thinking in chess. Experiment 1 examined the immediate memory for briefly presented chess positions from master games in players from a wide range of abilities, following the imposition of various secondary tasks designed to block separate components of working memory. Suppression of the articulatory loop (by preventing subvocal rehearsal) had no effect on measures of recall, whereas blocking the visuospatial… 
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