The Prevalence and Effects of Test Anxiety in School Children

@article{McDonald2001ThePA,
  title={The Prevalence and Effects of Test Anxiety in School Children},
  author={A. McDonald},
  journal={Educational Psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={21},
  pages={101 - 89}
}
  • A. McDonald
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
This paper reviews the literature on the prevalence and effects of test anxiety on children in compulsory education. Tests are identified as a major source of concern to many children, and the overall prevalence of test anxiety appears to be increasing, possibly due to increased testing in schools and pressures associated with this. Studies of children are generally in accordance with the wider literature, namely that test anxiety impairs test performance, although this is moderated by… Expand
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