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How intellectual is chess? -- a reply to Howard.

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Howard's (2005) claim that male dominance in chess is 'consistent with the evolutionary psychology view that males predominate at high achievement levels at least partly because of ability differences' (p. 378) is based on the premise that top level chess skill depends on a high level of IQ and visuospatial abilities. This premise is not supported by empirical evidence. In 1927 Djakow et al. first showed that world-class chess players do not have exceptional intellectual abilities. This findi...

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10.1017/S0021932005001185

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Journal:
Journal of biosocial science
Volume:
38
Issue:
3
Pages:
419-421
Publication date:
2006-05-01
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EISSN:
1469-7599
ISSN:
0021-9320
Source identifiers:
29206
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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