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Test Anxiety and Performance on Open Book and Cheat Sheet Exams in Introductory Psychology

@inproceedings{GharibTestAA,
  title={Test Anxiety and Performance on Open Book and Cheat Sheet Exams in Introductory Psychology},
  author={Afshin Gharib and William Phillips}
}
The differences between cheat sheet and open book exams were examined in introductory psychology classes. A total of 222 students enrolled in 5 sections of Introduction to Psychology participated in this study. Exam types were counterbalanced across sections. Students were given either cheat sheet or open book exams, and completed a pretest measure of test anxiety and study time. While students did slightly better on open book exams than on cheat sheet exams, exam scores were positively… Expand

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