ScienceDaily — “The effect of anxiety on academic performance is not always obvious but new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council suggests that there may be hidden costs.
“The research found that anxious individuals find it harder to avoid distractions and take more time to turn their attention from one task to the next than their less anxious peers.”
> Continued in article Anxiety’s Hidden Cost In Academic Performance.
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