Why Study Chess?

  Celone, Jim. Why chess?
  Dr. Dauvergne, Peter. The case for chess as a tool to develop our childrens minds
  Dyck, Brenda. Chess as an Essential Teaching Tool
  Dr. Ferguson, Robert C. Chess in Education Research Summary
  Dr. Ferguson, Robert C. The USA Junior Chess Olympics Research: Developing Memory and Verbal Reasoning
  Gobet, Fernand. Training in chess: A scientific approach
  Ippolito, Dean J. Benefits of chess for children
  James, Richard. Chess, Piaget and Polgar
  Kitsis, Aleksandr. Benefits of chess for academic performance and creative thinking
  Liptrap, James M. Chess and Standard Test Scores
  Margulies, Stuart. The effect of chess on reading scores
  McDonald, Patrick S. The benefits of chess in education. A Collection of Studies and Papers on Chess and Education.
  Milat, Marcel. The role of chess in modern education
  Russell, Deb. Chess and Math?
  Saariluoma, Pertti. Chess and content-oriented psychology of thinking
  Wojcio, Michael D. The importance of chess in the classroom

More . . .
  Benefits of Chess for Youth
  A brief survey of psychological studies of chess
  Chess: A Learning Tool
  Chess Development in Aberdeens Primary Schools: A Study Of Literacy And Social Capital
  Chess in the Math Curriculum
  Educational Benefits of Chess
  Expert Performance and Deliberate Practice. An updated excerpt from Ericsson (2000).
  Ho Math and Chess Research and Articles
  Scholastic Chess Research Bibliography
  Success in Chess Mediated by Cognitive- Affective Molds
  The Expert Mind