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Relationships between attitudes and performance in young children’s mathematics

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Most studies of children’s attitudes to mathematics have dealt with children in second grade or later, and have suggested that attitudes deteriorate, and anxiety increases with age. The present study investigated attitudes to mathematics in 67 English and 49 Chinese children at the end of their first year of school. The participants were given Thomas and Dowker’s (2000) Mathematics Attitude Questionnaire, which uses pictorial rating scales to assess primary school children’s mathematics anxie...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s10649-019-9880-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Subgroup:
Medical Sciences Div Office
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Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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Oxford college:
St Anne’s College
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Educational Studies in Mathematics Journal website
Volume:
100
Issue:
3
Pages:
211–230
Publication date:
2019-02-23
Acceptance date:
2019-01-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1573-0816
ISSN:
0013-1954
Pubs id:
pubs:965930
URN:
uri:08eba328-99f1-45a3-8a14-b08174565cf3
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uuid:08eba328-99f1-45a3-8a14-b08174565cf3
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pubs:965930

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