Anxiety and inattention as predictors of achievement in early elementary school children.

@article{GrillsTaquechel2013AnxietyAI,
  title={Anxiety and inattention as predictors of achievement in early elementary school children.},
  author={Amie E. Grills-Taquechel and Jack McKay Fletcher and Sharon R. Vaughn and Carolyn A. Denton and Patsy Coakley},
  journal={Anxiety, stress, and coping},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={
          391-410
        }
}
The objective of this study was to examine the relations among anxiety, inattention, and math/reading achievement, as well as the mediating/moderating role of inattention in the anxiety-achievement association both concurrently and longitudinally. Participants included 161 ethnically diverse children (aged 6-8) and their teachers. At the middle and end of first grade (approximately 5 months apart), students completed measures of anxiety and achievement while their teachers completed a measure… CONTINUE READING

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