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ERIC Number: EJ1015932
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul-10
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
Test Anxiety and Neuroticism
Erben Kecici, Sayime
Educational Research and Reviews, v8 n13 p911-918 Jul 2013
The present study examined the association of the personality trait neuroticism and test anxiety (encoded as worry and emotionality) as well as social relationships (teacher-student and student-student relationship) as possible mediators for girls and boys. Participants were 8th grade students (N = 512) attending schools in Konya. Using cross-sectional data in a self-report study the association between neuroticism and test anxiety was found and was mediated by high quality student-student relationships for both girls and boys. Furthermore, it was shown that especially for girls, a positive teacher-student relationship was associated with low test anxiety. Based on these results, practical implications for the prevention of test anxiety can be derived. (Contains 2 tables and 2 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 8; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: NEO Five Factor Inventory
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