Test Anxiety and Performance on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

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Although the significance of anxiety has long been recognized and explored within the framework of psychoanalysis, it was not until after World War II that it began to influence research in psychology. The manipulation of anxiety as a research variable has taken place both within and without the framework of psychoanalytic theory. The primary purpose of the present study was to determine the relationship between test anxiety, as determined by scores on the TASC, and performance on the Wechsler Intelliaence Scale for Children. TASC scores were compared to Verbal Scale, Performance Scale, Full Scale, and individual subtest scores on the ... continued below

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Leonard, Mary Lois January 1968.

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Although the significance of anxiety has long been recognized and explored within the framework of psychoanalysis, it was not until after World War II that it began to influence research in psychology. The manipulation of anxiety as a research variable has taken place both within and without the framework of psychoanalytic theory. The primary purpose of the present study was to determine the relationship between test anxiety, as determined by scores on the TASC, and performance on the Wechsler Intelliaence Scale for Children. TASC scores were compared to Verbal Scale, Performance Scale, Full Scale, and individual subtest scores on the WISC.

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Leonard, Mary Lois. Test Anxiety and Performance on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, thesis, January 1968; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663702/: accessed January 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .