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Is there a link between intelligence and test anxiety?

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Dr. Christopher Michael
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Unsure but...

I am unaware of, for example, research that demonstrates that smarter people have more or less test anxiety 'on average.
' however, there is a law of performance in psychology that states that if you have insufficient or excessive anxiety, you will do not do as well as if you had possessed moderate, manageable anxiety.

In brief: Unsure but...

I am unaware of, for example, research that demonstrates that smarter people have more or less test anxiety 'on average.
' however, there is a law of performance in psychology that states that if you have insufficient or excessive anxiety, you will do not do as well as if you had possessed moderate, manageable anxiety.
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