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We should just be told to try our best

Nicholson, L and Putwain, DW (2019) We should just be told to try our best. Psychologist, 32. pp. 38-41. ISSN 0952-8229

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Exam anxiety is a serious issue affecting a significant number of students across the globe. Recent changes to the GCSE curriculum and modes of assessment in England have coincided with concerning findings regarding associated increases in exam anxiety in secondary school students, which itself is linked to detrimental effects on mental health, learning and achievement. Dr Laura Nicholson and Prof Dave Putwain provide an overview of exam anxiety, its effects and what psychologists can do to help reduce it.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 1701 Psychology, 1702 Cognitive Sciences
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1501 Primary Education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Divisions: Education
Publisher: British Psychological Society
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2019 08:47
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2021 09:12
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10993
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