Application of the generalized matching law to chess openings: A gambit analysis | Journal Club Series

by Nicole Bank, MS, BCBA

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Earn 3 BACB Learning CE credits!

This installment in our Journal Club Series will cover the article, “Application of the generalized matching law to chess openings: A gambit analysis”authored by Cero and Falligant published in Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis . CEU credits are provided for reading the article, participating in an online discussion, and completing an article content quiz.
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Application of the generalized matching law to chess openings: A gambit analysis- Journal Club Series. The matching law is a mathematical model demonstrating how organisms allocate behavior across responses as a function of relative reinforcement. The generalized matching law can describe deviation from strict matching given influential outside variables. This is an investigation of the generalized matching law in the context of the opening moves of a chess game.

Article link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/John_Falligant/publication/334618874_Application_of_the_generalized_matching_law_to_chess_openings_A_gambit_analysis/links/5d38593aa6fdcc370a5bedce/Application-of-the-generalized-matching-law-to-chess-openings-A-gambit-analysis.pdf

Application of the generalized matching law to chess openings: A gambit analysis- Journal Club Series. This is an interactive live online journal club. Participants will receive 3.0 Type II BACB® CEUs for completing all journal club activities. Participants are required to have read the entire article before attending the scheduled one-hour live online journal club discussion. Journal club discussions will include article details, article results, and implications for practice. Active participation is required. CE credit will be provided after completing an article content quiz on the BDS learning platform. Only those who read the article and actively participate in the live online discussion will be invited to take the content quiz. BDS is interested in increasing scholarly activities and discussion among BCBAs and BCaBAs. Stay tuned for future CE events in the BDS Journal Club Series!

Here’s how it works:

  1. Purchase the journal club meeting you would like to attend.
  2. Follow instructions for downloading a copy of the article.
  3. Add the following emails to your contacts in order to avoid important emails going to spam:

support@behaviordevelopmentsolutions.com AND PartnershipServices@gmail.com

  1. Receive an email for instructions on scheduling your online discussion. Once the online discussion is scheduled, you will receive a link for the online discussion.
  2. Read the article in it’s entirety.
  3. Join the journal club meeting at the scheduled time. Please mute your microphone upon entry.
  4. Stay online and involved for the 1-hour journal club meeting.
  5. Receive a link to the content quiz.
  6. Complete the content quiz to 80% accuracy.
  7. Receive 3 CEUs.

Objectives:

  1. Define and describe the matching law
  2. Define and describe the generalized matching law
  3. Describe how The Queen’s Gambit is an appropriate context to study the generalized matching law
  4. Describe the results of this study
  5. Describe how this study extends the current understanding of the generalized matching law