Self-directed attention and facilitation of intellectual performance among persons high in test anxiety

@article{Slapion2005SelfdirectedAA,
  title={Self-directed attention and facilitation of intellectual performance among persons high in test anxiety},
  author={Michelle J. Slapion and Charles S Carver},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={115-121}
}
Theorists in the area of test anxiety have begun to emphasize cognitive and attentional variables, rather than physiological arousal (e.g., Sarason, 1980). For example, Wine (1971, 1980) has suggested that test anxiety is characterized by a high degree of self-focus. This self-focus presumably occupies the attention of test-anxious persons to the point… CONTINUE READING