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ERIC Number: EJ872209
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0146-3934
Test Anxiety and Academic Delay of Gratification
Bembenutty, Hefer
College Student Journal, v43 n1 p10-21 Mar 2009
The present study examined the relationship between college students' willingness to delay gratification, motivation, self-regulation of learning, and their level of test anxiety (N = 364). Academic delay of gratification refers to students' postponement of immediately available opportunities to satisfy impulses in favor of pursuing academic goals. The results indicated that there is not a statistically significant correlation between academic delay of gratification and test anxiety. Self-regulation of learning emerged as a negative predictor of test anxiety. The results also indicated that self-efficacy was the highest negative predictors of test anxiety. Extrinsic motivation was the highest positive predictor of test anxiety. The implications of these results for education are discussed. (Contains 4 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A