The Relationship between Test Anxiety and Academic Performance

Ecem Özgan, Helin Funda Karakılıç

Abstract


In this study, a correlational study between test anxiety, academic motivation, and academic self sufficiency. It was hypothesized that there are negative correlations between test anxiety and academic motivation and between test anxiety and academic self sufficiency. A total of 150 participants took part in the study. Contrary to expectations, results revealed that test anxiety and academic motivation are not related. Besides, the correlation between test anxiety and academic self sufficiency is not significant. Results were discussed considering relevant literature.

 

Keywords: test anxiety, academic motivation and academic self-sufficiency

 


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