Developing and piloting a dot-probe measure of attentional bias for test anxiety

@inproceedings{Putwain2011DevelopingAP,
  title={Developing and piloting a dot-probe measure of attentional bias for test anxiety},
  author={David W Putwain and Hannah C. Langdale and Kevin A. Woods and Laura J. Nicholson},
  year={2011}
}
a r t i c l e i n f o Attentional bias is a key area of research in the clinical and trait anxiety literature. In test anxiety research, however, protocols and measures have yet to be reported. Accordingly, we describe the development of a dot-probe measure of attentional bias for test anxiety. This measure was piloted on a sample of undergraduate students who completed a short, timed, cognitive ability test under high and low performance-evaluation threat conditions. As expected, highly test… CONTINUE READING

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