Positive Psychology and Chess!

Positive Psychology and Chess!

Now here’s a fascinating piece, from Positive Psychology News Daily, touching on what we can learn about happiness from positive psychology and … wait for it: Chess!

Dr. Maymin is the reigning NY State Open Champion for 2008. He writes…

Change and Happiness

I have read PPND articles for years, and recently several of the articles showed me the similarity between positive psychology and chess. In particular, given the positive psychology research, there may be two analogies in chess that illustrate and bolster up a few positive psychology principles. Specifically, my observations are about change and happiness.

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