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ERIC Number: EJ243633
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
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Humor and Anxiety: Effects on Class Test Performance.
Townsend, Michael A. R.; Mahoney, Peggy
Psychology in the Schools, v18 n2 p228-34 Apr 1981
Measures of anxiety and achievement were obtained on a sample of undergraduate students. Highly anxious students had lower achievement on humorous tests. Students with low anxiety had higher achievement on humorous tests. Results indicate that humor is not a positive factor in reducing high anxiety associated with academic evaluations. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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