Measuring test anxiety in children: Scale development and internal construct validation

@article{Wren2004MeasuringTA,
  title={Measuring test anxiety in children: Scale development and internal construct validation},
  author={Douglas G. Wren and J. Benson},
  journal={Anxiety, Stress, \& Coping},
  year={2004},
  volume={17},
  pages={227 - 240}
}
Given the increased testing of school-aged children in the United States there is a need for a current and valid scale to measure the effects of test anxiety in children. The domain of children's test anxiety was theorized to be comprised of three dimensions: thoughts, autonomic reactions, and off-task behaviors. Four stages are described in the evolution of the Children's Test Anxiety Scale (CTAS): planning, construction, quantitative evaluation, and validation. A 50-item scale was… Expand
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