- Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:46 pm
I think you have it, willmcchez - you were looking for, and found, an alternate cause for improved academic performance. I don't think C is all that weak, really, as it gives the chess playing kids a motivation to work harder at school. Maybe it's because I am a Dad that I see this more easily than you do? The chess team is a carrot, a reward, that causes the kids to try harder to do better. Parents and teachers provide those sorts of incentives all the time, and sometimes they even work!
Start with the right prephrase, which I think you did: "something else caused their academic performance to improve." Looked at that way, C should be very, very attractive.
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