Anxiety is one of the factors that affect students during examinations . Others factors includes unpreparedness , lack of skill in the specific course where the exam has been taken or some sort of health-related reasons . There are several researches done and found that common alibi or shall we at least consider a reason for students who did not performed well in examinations that they got nervous or anxious during the exams . It is however important to stress that whichever of these factors present or maybe all of these in the student are taking the exams anxiety is a normal in humans .
Introduction Anxiety is a psychological state of mind characterized by cognitive , emotional , behavioral , and physiological components ADDIN EN . CITE CampusbluesCampusblues ,Test Anxiety200714 September 2007http /www . campu sblues . com /test . asp (Campusblues , 2007 . A cognitive aspect pertains to the thoughts that run through your mind before , during , and after the dreadful incident . Emotional aspect includes the feeling that you experienced related to anxious events . This can be seen if a person is feel hatred or embarrassed .
Another aspect of is behavioral rim of person . This pertains to unnecessary movements of a person when under stressed . Example of this is , circling of pen in fingers , drumming through the tip of fingers , and walking fast . The fourth aspect is about physiological . This kind of anxiety includes all the reactions of the body . This is very obvious whenever a student is suffering an anxiety . Probable reactions of the body are beating of heart faster , sweating intensively , drying of your mouth .
All these components create a feeling of fear and worry . Anxiety is a common scenario where individual may experience heart palpitation , nausea , chest pain , shortness of breath and headache ADDIN EN . CITE KingKing , JulieTest Anxiety 200714 September 2007http /www . uoreg on . edu counsel /test 20anxiety . htm (King , 2007 . It has been a common alibi or shall we at least consider a reason for students who did not performed well in examinations that they got nervous or anxious during the exams .
Underperformance in examinations however are results of several factors including unpreparedness , lack of skill in the specific course where the exam has been taken or some sort of health-related reasons . It is however important to stress that whichever of these factors present or maybe all of these in the student are taking the exams anxiety is a normal in humans ADDIN EN . CITE Spielberger Spielberger , Charles D . Test Anxiety Inventory 200614 September 2007http /www . mindg arden . om /products /tsans . htm (Spielberger , 2006 . Anxiety occurs in different perspective such as existential , stranger , palliative care and test anxiety ADDIN EN . CITE FoundationThe Nemours FoundationWhat Is Test Anxiety ? 200714 September 2007http /www . kidsh ealth . org /teen /school_jobs /school /test_anxiety . html (Foundation , 2007 . The focus of this discussion will be test anxiety . Test anxiety is very simple as think but most students are hardly suffering from it . People tends to take…