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Does chess enhance cognitive abilities?

Giovanni Sala was concerned by this same question, so he did a meta-analysis of 24 studies in "Beyond the 64 Squares: Does Chess Instruction Enhance Children’s Academic and Cognitive Skills? A Meta-...
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Cognitive models for transfer of skills

Short Answer A cognitive model is made that decomposes any skill in smaller elements or production rules. These elements (or combinations thereof) are often context independent and can be used for ...
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Does chess enhance cognitive abilities?

I think learning to play chess will have no effect on your ability to understand technical texts. Your time would be better invested in reading the technical texts with accompanying explanatory ...
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Why is chess considered special for educating a mindful person?

Chess is considered "special" due to certain attributes of the game. From "Beyond the 64 Squares: Does Chess Instruction Enhance Children’s Academic and Cognitive Skills? A Meta-Analysis": Two main ...
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Do the feelings related to Transference always originate from parents?

Short answer Transference is often related to feelings felt toward parents, but not always. Background Transference (Hughes & Kerr, 2000) is the phenomenon whereby we unconsciously transfer ...
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