CSU Channel Islands Extended University

A Literature Review of Music and Test Anxiety: A Psychological and Physical Perspective

Author Name(s) Mikela Keefer Faculty Advisor(s) Amira Ibrahim Abstract Taking an exam is never easy, students are bound to feel a certain amount of anxiety. Would music help students out of this anxious state? Or would it cause more of a hindrance? Test anxiety is known to interfere with exam performance. Specifically, the cognitive interference and worry that’s caused by test anxiety can lead to difficulty in understanding the exam… Read More »A Literature Review of Music and Test Anxiety: A Psychological and Physical Perspective