How do shocks to non-cognitive skills affect test scores ?

@inproceedings{Behncke2009HowDS,
  title={How do shocks to non-cognitive skills affect test scores ?},
  author={Stefanie Behncke},
  year={2009}
}
How Do Shocks to Non-Cognitive Skills Affect Test Scores? This paper investigates the extent to which test performance is affected by shocks to noncognitive skills. 440 students took a low stakes mathematics test. About half of them were exposed to positive affirmation while being given test instructions, whereas the other half served as controls. The students were allocated to 14 tutorials and randomisation was conducted at the tutorial level. Mean comparisons suggest that test scores were… CONTINUE READING