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ERIC Number: EJ199092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
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Students Trying Too Hard on Aptitude Tests.
USA Today, v107 n2401 p12-13 Oct 1978
According to John W. Alkinson, a University of Michigan psychologist, the recent decline in scholastic aptitude test scores may be due to overly-high motivation among students. Concerned about increased competition for college and the importance of their test performance, students may become too excited to do well. (SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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