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Dylan Wiliam, Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment, UCL Institute of Education
Since the pioneering work of Djakow, Petrovskij and Rudek in the Soviet Union in the 1920s, Adriaan de Groot in the Netherlands in the 1940s, and Chase and Simon in the United States in the 1970s, psychologists have studied chess - and chess players - in great detail. However, most psychological studies of chess have focused on the nature of expertise in chess, rather than how the expertise is developed. There have, of course, been literally thousands of books published on how to improve one's chess playing, but these have in general been written by chess experts, rather than by those with expertise in learning. Now, for the first time, we have a book that brings these two themes together - blending the latest research on motivation and learning with insight from great chess players. If you have any interest in chess or in learning, you will find this book worthwhile. If you have an interest in both, you will be enthralled.
Guest | 11/09/2020 01:00
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