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Mineka, Susan; Zinbarg, Richard – American Psychologist, 2006
The authors describe how contemporary learning theory and research provide the basis for perspectives on the etiology and maintenance of anxiety disorders that capture the complexity associated with individual differences in the development and course of these disorders. These insights from modern research on learning overcome the shortcomings of…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Etiology, Anxiety, Emotional Disturbances
Tompkins, Michael A.; Owen, Daniela J.; Shiloff, Nicole H.; Tanner, Litsa R. – APA Books, 2019
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), which can cause significant impairment in personal, social, and academic contexts, affects nearly half a million children in the United States. This step-by-step guide provides mental health professionals with an adaptable, evidence-based model that uses cognitive behavior therapy to treat pediatric OCD. The…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Evaluation Methods, Intervention
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Swanson, Patricia E. – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2013
Recent research suggests that it is not simply experiencing anxiety that affects mathematics performance but also how one responds to and regulates that anxiety (Lyons and Beilock 2011). Most people have faced mathematics problems that have triggered their "run response." The issue is not whether one wants to run, but rather…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Anxiety, Teaching Methods, Emotional Response
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Tamilselvi, B.; Mala, V. – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2016
Adolescence period is the most important stage of a human being and it is the stage between childhood and adulthood. Adolescence is a time of storm and stress. They cannot adjust to their new role in life. They can have mental, emotional, adjustment, and behavioural problems known as "disorders". Behavioural patterns that emerge in…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Behavior Disorders, Adolescents, Adjustment (to Environment)
Okinaka, Russell – 1992
The use of aptitude and competency testing in the public school system can have some undesired effects on students in terms of the stress and anxiety tests can impose. Adolescence is already a time in a child's life when many different pressures are coming to bear upon the psyche. Among the most undesirable consequences that can result from the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Aptitude Tests, Competence, Computer Assisted Instruction
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MacKinnon, Cheryl; Roberts, Jillian; Wylie, Jaimie – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2016
The neurobehavioural comorbidities associated with childhood epilepsy present significant physical challenges (i.e., excessive fatigue, memory impairment, headaches, visual impairments), emotional challenges (i.e., depression, anxiety), behavioural challenges (i.e., inattentiveness, distractibility, aggression), and social challenges (i.e., peer…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Comorbidity, Epilepsy, Children
Pekrun, Reinhard – UNESCO International Bureau of Education, 2014
The classroom is an emotional place. Students can be excited during studying, hope for success, feel pride in their accomplishments, be surprised at discovering a new solution, experience anxiety about failing examinations, feel ashamed over poor grades, or be bored during lessons. In addition, social emotions play a role and students also bring…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Social Influences, Student Attitudes, Student Behavior
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Dogan, Hamide – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2012
Students' concerns about mathematics can significantly affect their ability to learn the subject. In particular, their anxieties and attitudes can greatly affect how they perceive their own mathematical competence, and in return, this may make them reluctant to pursue mathematical studies. Many researchers believe in the role of active learning…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Active Learning, Investigations, Interpersonal Competence
Jamieson, Jeremy P.; Hangen, Emily J.; Lee, Hae Yeon; Yeager, David S. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Regulating affective responses to acute stress has the potential to improve health, performance, and well-being outcomes. Using the biopsychosocial (BPS) model of challenge and threat as an organizing framework, we review how appraisals inform affective responses and highlight research that demonstrates how appraisals can be used as regulatory…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Stress Management, Arousal Patterns, Coping
Jamieson, Jeremy P.; Hangen, Emily J.; Lee, Hae Yeon; Yeager, David S. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Regulating affective responses to acute stress has the potential to improve health, performance, and well-being outcomes. Using the biopsychosocial (BPS) model of challenge and threat as an organizing framework, we review how appraisals inform affective responses and highlight research that demonstrates how appraisals can be used as regulatory…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Stress Management, Arousal Patterns, Coping
Holmes, David – Independent School, 2016
School leaders are expected to be visibly in charge, always on top of their game, doing the right things to advance the school, and exuding confidence and command. For these traits, leaders have extensive resources to draw on to foster their professional growth. The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the regional and state…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Stress Variables, Administrator Behavior, Anxiety
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Spisak, Art L.; Squires, Suzanne Carter – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2016
High-ability entering college students give three main reasons for not choosing to become part of honors programs and colleges; they and/or their parents believe that honors classes at the university level require more work than non-honors courses, are more stressful, and will adversely affect their self-image and grade point average (GPA) (Hill;…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Honors Curriculum, Academic Achievement, Program Attitudes
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Pitoniak, Mary J.; Yeld, Nan – International Journal of Testing, 2013
Criterion-referenced assessments have become more common around the world, with performance standards being set to differentiate different levels of student performance. However, use of standard setting methods developed in the United States may be complicated by factors related to the political and educational contexts within another country. In…
Descriptors: Standard Setting (Scoring), Criterion Referenced Tests, Benchmarking, Student Evaluation
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Rainey, Vanessa R.; Flores, Valerie; Morrison, Robert G.; David, E. J. R.; Silton, Rebecca L. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2014
Serving as a language translator (broker) for family members during childhood can affect cognitive and emotional functions in both beneficial and detrimental ways. Child language brokers translate in a variety of contexts including conversations between their parents and financial, legal and medical professionals. Pressure to be involved in these…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Bilingualism, Translation, Children
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Aydogdu, Bilge Nuran; Celik, Hilal; Eksi, Halil – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: In the face of adverse and traumatic events throughout their lives, individuals respond in different ways depending on their degree of resilience, factors of which include their individual resources for coping with those events. This study examined the predictive role of emotional self-efficacy and interpersonal sensitivity on…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Resilience (Psychology), Interpersonal Competence, Self Efficacy
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