Influence of test anxiety on measurement of intelligence.

  title={Influence of test anxiety on measurement of intelligence.},
  author={Ron Oostdam and Joost M. Meijer},
  journal={Psychological reports},
  volume={92 1},
In this study a measurement model for a test anxiety questionnaire was investigated in a sample of 207 Dutch students in the first grade of junior secondary vocational education. The results of a confirmatory factor analysis showed that a model for test anxiety with three factors for worry, emotionality, and lack of self-confidence is associated with a significantly better fit than a model comprised of only the first two factors. The relations of the three test anxiety factors to scores on… CONTINUE READING