Why Study Chess?

Bart, William M. and Atherton, Michael. The Neuroscientific Basis Of Chess Playing: applications to the Development Of Talent and Education
Buky, J. Chess, Math & Extended Response Curriculum
Campitelli, Guillermo and Gobet, Fernand. The mindís eye in blindfold chess
Celone, Jim. Why chess?
Cohen, Robyn. Chess is fast track to brainier kids.
Dr. Dauvergne, Peter. The case for chess as a tool to develop our childrenís minds
Dyck, Brenda. Chess as an Essential Teaching Tool
Ericsson, Anders. Long-Term Working Memory
Dr. Ferguson, Robert C. Chess in Education Research Summary
Dr. Ferguson, Robert C. Teacher's guide: research and benefits of chess
Dr. Ferguson, Robert C. The USA Junior Chess Olympics Research: Developing Memory and Verbal Reasoning
Fletcher, David Chess in Education. A Creative, Aesthetic, and Feminist Approach to the Life Lessons Learned by Students Studying Chess as an Integral Part of the School Curriculum -and as a Non-school Educational Experience
Gobet, Fernand. Training in chess: A scientific approach
Ippolito, Dean J. Benefits of chess for children
James, Richard. Chess, Piaget and Polgar
Kitsis, Aleksandr. Benefits of chess for academic performance and creative thinking
Liptrap, James M. Chess and Standard Test Scores
Margulies, Stuart. The effect of chess on reading scores
McDonald, Patrick S. The benefits of chess in education. A Collection of Studies and Papers on Chess and Education.
Milat, Marcel. The role of chess in modern education
Palm, Christine. Chess Improves Academic Performance
Russell, Deb. Chess and Math?
Ryan, Gary. Chess in education
Saariluoma, Pertti. Chess and content-oriented psychology of thinking
Simon, Herbert A. The Game of Chess
Wojcio, Michael D. The importance of chess in the classroom

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Educational Benefits of Chess
Expert Performance and Deliberate Practice. An updated excerpt from Ericsson (2000).
Ho Math and Chess Research and Articles
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Mathematics and Chess Page
Research & Educational Benefits of Chess
Scholastic Chess Research Bibliography
Success in Chess Mediated by Cognitive- Affective Molds
The Expert Mind
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