Friday, January 14, 2011

Researcher Touts Easy Cure For Test Anxiety

A simple writing exercise can relieve students of test anxiety and may help them get better scores than their less anxious classmates, a new study has found.

The report in Friday's edition of the journal Science says students who spend 10 minutes before an exam writing about their thoughts and feelings can free up brainpower previously occupied by testing worries and do their best work.

Read Donna Gordon Blankinship's Associated Press article in the San Jose Mercury News HERE.
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