ERIC Number: EJ564658
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Affective Cues and Processing Strategy: Color-Coded Examination Forms Influence Performance.
Sinclair, Robert C.; Soldat, Alexander S.; Mark, Melvin M.
Teaching of Psychology, v25 n2 p130-32 1998
Argues that external cues provide affective information that influence processing strategy and, therefore, examination performance. Notes the differences in performance for two midterm examinations, identical, except that they were printed on blue and red paper. Discusses a method for appropriately adjusting scores to control for form effects. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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