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The relation between math self-concept, test and math anxiety, achievement motivation and math achievement in 12 to 14-year-old typically developing adolescents

H.L. Timmerman; Sylke W. M. Toll; J.E.H. van Luit;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Psychology, Sociey, & Education, volume 9, issue 1, page 89 (issn: 2171-2085, Copyright policy)
<jats:p>Abstract:This study examines the relation between math self-concept, test and math anxiety, achievement motivation, and math achievement in typically developing 12 to 14-year-old adolescents (N = 108) from a school for secondary education in the Netherlands. Data was obtained using a math speed test, achievement motivation test, and the math experience questionnaire. A significant positive correlation was found between math self-concept and math achievement in all four math domains (measurement, relations, numbers, and scale), as well as automatized math skills. Furthermore, there was a significant negative correlation between math anxiety and math achie...
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