People with low visuospatial working memory are more prone to the negative effects of maths anxiety in mathematics-related tasks


Introduction: High maths anxious people may suffer from a reduction in working memory (WM) due to ruminations and disturbing thoughts (Processing efficiency theory, PET; Eysenck & Calvo, 1992). Studies by Ramirez et al.(2013)... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Maxim Likhanov (National Research Tomsk State University)
  2. Anna Budakova (National Research Tomsk State University)
  3. Ilya Zakharov (Psychological Institute of Russian Academy of Education)
  4. Yulia Kuzmina (Psychological Institute of Russian Academy of Education)

Topic Areas

Education , Cognition and Attention , Group differences


PS » Poster Session (18:30 - Friday, 14th July, Delta Hotel)

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