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American Journal of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Vol.4, No.3, Sep. 2018, Pub. Date: Aug. 10, 2018
Effectiveness of Test Time on Anxiety and Cognitive Distortions in Students Sepidan Branch Islamic Azad University
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Authors
[01] Alireza Yazdanpanahi Ardakani, Department of Psychology, Yasooj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Yasooj, Iran.
[02] Ali Naseri, Department of Psychology, Firoozabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Firoozabad, Fars, Iran.
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of time on anxiety and cognitive distortions of Students of Sepidan University of Medical Sciences. The research method was semi-experimental, pre-test, and post-test with two experimental groups and one control group. The community included all male electrician-electronics students (75 students). After pre-test, they were randomly assigned to three groups (low time group, high test group and control group) (each group was 35 students). The research tools were anxiety inventory and cognitive faculty distortion questionnaire. The research method was that after all three groups were matched based on practical intelligence and academic achievement, a pre-test was performed. All three groups were asked to answer a general information questionnaire. The group was told that the 30 minutes were responding to the questionnaire. The group was told that they were 60 minutes long to respond to the questionnaire and told the control group that their response time is unlimited. Then anxiety and cognitive distortion questionnaires were immediately applied as a post-test for all three groups. The data from the questionnaires were analysed using one-variable covariance analysis. The results showed that the low test time increased anxiety and cognitive distortions of all or no, generalized exaggerated, subjective filtering, neglect of positive, concurred conclusions, coarse-nose-thumbnail, sensory reasoning, need-no-nonsense and Glued But the exam's time did not affect the personalization cognitive distortion. On the whole, it is concluded that the score that an individual receives from examining questions is not merely influenced by the person's ability, but the exam time and the resulting anxiety also affect the score of the century by individuals from answering questions.
Keywords
Test Time, Anxiety, Cognitive Distortions
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