Questions tagged [studies-published-report]

This is for questions about studies, meaning a published report. For example: "The university released a study showing that chess helps children learn in school."

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Is there research on how successfully chess can discipline children?

According to the article Armenia makes chess compulsory in schools, Armenia made chess mandatory in school for the sake of discipline. A lot of people in the real world don't work together to organize ...
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Are there any papers that highlight the problems with rating systems?

Ratings are a paradox. Mathematically they seem to dependent on other factors than ability. Yet people are obsessed with their rating as if it defines them as a person somehow. Are their any ...
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Are there any current studies on the physical effects of playing chess?

In the 50s Eliot Hearst printed the results of a study in "Chess Life and Review" (A private publication by I A Horowitz editor later merged into the USCF's monthly magazine, and later renamed "Chess ...
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Are there studies showing that descriptive notation is easier to use for blindfold than algebraic notation?

What studies have compared effectiveness for thinking by chess players using descriptive vs algebraic notation?