| Published: September 25, 2016
Influence of Test Anxiety and Mindfulness on Academic Performance among Adolescents
The purpose of the present study was to find out the influence of test anxiety and mindfulness on academic performance among adolescents. The present study consist sample of 100 adolescents (50 male and 50 female) selected through stratified random sampling method. The data were collected with the help of Westide Test Anxiety Scale developed by Richard Driscoll and Ketucnchy Inventory of Mindfulness Skills developed by Ruth. A. Bear. Correlation coefficient and t- test was applied for statistical analysis. Results revealed that there t a positive correlation between mindfulness and academic performance, negative correlation between mindfulness and test anxiety, negative correlation between academic performance and test anxiety. It is also found that male are high in mindfulness and academic performance while as female have more test anxiety. From the results it is inferred that there is significant relationship exist between mindfulness, test anxiety, academic performance and significant difference between mindfulness, test anxiety, academic performance based on gender.
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© 2016, P Nivenitha, K Nagalakshmi
Received: July 16, 2016; Revision Received: August 12, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016