Influence of Chess and Sudoku on Cognitive Abilities of Secondary School Students

Issues and Ideas in Education

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Title Influence of Chess and Sudoku on Cognitive Abilities of Secondary School Students
 
Creator Sijji Jose
Remya Abraham
 
Subject Brain Games-Chess and Sudoku
Cognitive abilities
 
Description The concept of learning and education is undergoing a rapid change. Learning has to be an enjoyable experience for the learners. Learning can be converted into a fun filled activity. Here, comes the role of games in the learning situations in classrooms. Children of all age love playing games all the time. They will enjoy their learning experience if it is done through playing games. Games can be either physical or mental activities or both. The study is an attempt to find out the influence of Chess and Sudoku on cognitive abilities of school students of secondary level. The method chosen for the study is descriptive survey method. The sample for the study comprises of 350 students from various schools in Kottayam District. The statistical measures used for the study are mean, percentage, S.D, and t-test. It was found that Chess and Sudoku players scored high in cognitive abilities test than the non-players. Boys are more interested in playing Chess and Sudoku than girls. CBSE private schools have more players than Govt. aided schools. Also it was found that trained Chess players scored high in cognitive abilities test than the untrained players.
 
Publisher Chitkara University Publication
 
Date 2019-03-04
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://iie.chitkara.edu.in/index.php/iie/article/view/176
10.15415/iie.2019.71004
 
Source Issues and Ideas in Education; Vol 7 No 1 (2019); 27-34
2320-8805
2320-7655
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://iie.chitkara.edu.in/index.php/iie/article/view/176/95
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Sijji Jose and Remya Abraham
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
 

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