Chess Players' Thinking: A Cognitive Psychological Approach

1st Edition

Pertti Saarilouma

Routledge
Published August 10, 1995
Reference - 224 Pages
ISBN 9780415120791 - CAT# RU13365

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Summary

Chess has always been of interest to cognitive psychologists because it provides a way of investigating processes like thinking, memory, problem solving and the differences between machine and human processes. Chess Players' Thinking presents a new view about experts' thinking and how it should be studied. It provides a comprehensive analysis of chess players' cognition, but its main results should be generalizable to broader research on human expertise. Chess Players' Tinking provides readers interested in human cognitive skills with a new concept-based approach. It introduces and reanalyses a number of classic psychological concepts such as apperception and restructuing. It will be of great interest to all cognitive scientists working on human skills.

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