Cognitive Test Anxiety and Academic Performance

  title={Cognitive Test Anxiety and Academic Performance},
  author={Jerrell C. Cassady and Ronald E. Johnson},
  journal={Contemporary Educational Psychology},
A new measure that focused explicitly on the cognitive dimension of test anxiety was introduced and examined for psychometric quality as compared to existing measures of test anxiety. The new scale was found to be a reliable and valid measure of cognitive test anxiety. The impact of cognitive test anxiety as well as emotionality and test procrastination were subsequently evaluated on three course exams and students' self-reported performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test for 168 undergraduate… 

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