Moves in Mind

Moves in Mind

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Board games have long fascinated as mirrors of intelligence, skill, cunning, and wisdom. While board games have been the topic of many scientific studies, and have been studied for more than a century by psychologists, there was until now no single volume summarizing psychological research into board games. This book, which is the first systematic study of psychology and board games, covers topics such as perception, memory, problem solving and decision making, development, intelligence, emotions, motivation, education, and neuroscience. It also briefly summarizes current research in artificial intelligence aiming at developing computers playing board games, and critically discusses how current theories of expertise fare with board games. Finally, it shows that the information provided by board game research, both data and theories, have a wider relevance for the understanding of human psychology in general.The Psychology of Board Games Fernand Gobet, Jean Retschitzki, Alex de Voogt ... memory researcha€”although not so much in boardgame researcha€”is the recognition task, where participants are firstshown a sequence of stimuli, andthen aanbsp;...

Title:Moves in Mind
Author:Fernand Gobet, Jean Retschitzki, Alex de Voogt
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2004-08-05


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