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Moves in Mind: the Psychology of Board Games

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Moves in Mind: the Psychology of Board Games


The information provided by board-game research, both data and theories, have a wider relevance for understanding human psychology in general. Moves in Mind is a summary of psychological research into board games. Current projects that continue on this path include research on poker expertise and checkers/draughts players.

Other relevant publications on this theme
2009 Historisch blind: records & percentages. In: Erno Prosman & Erik Hoogendoorn (eds.) Delfts Blind: analyses en verhalen. Wereldrecord blind simultaandammen Erno Prosman 4 en 5 juli 2008, pp. 303-306. [Analysis and stories of the world record attempt blind simultaneous checkers (draughts) by Erno Prosmas]

2007 Jeroen Donkers, Jos Uiterwijk & Alex de Voogt. Jogos Mancala: Tópicos sobre matemática e inteligência artificial. Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Matemática, Janeiro 1:69-86.

2006 Tom Kronenburg, Jeroen Donkers & Alex de Voogt. Endless moves in Bao. Journal of the International Computer Games Association 29(2):74-78.

2002 Reproducing board game positions: Western Chess and African Bao. Swiss Journal of Psychology 61(4):221-233. Switzerland: Verlag Hans Huber, Bern.

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