Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Physiology, cognition and performance in test anxiety

Wocadlo, Crista

Description

There has been some debate within test anxiety theory as to the importance of physiological arousal and cognition in the maintenance of this emotional state. Recent investigations have emphasised cognitive factors, such as worry, intrusive thinking and cognitive interference. Earlier conceptualizations used the concept of hyperarousal to explain the effects of anxiety on behaviour. These theories do not however explain the relationship between cognitive factors and physiological arousal. A...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 2013-10-18
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10622

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01Front_Wocadlo.pdfFront Matter180.75 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
02Whole_Wocadlo.pdfWhole Thesis3.83 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator