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During the Ph.D. I investigated the influence of cognitive, emotional, cognitive-motivational, and social factors on math performance in primary and middle school students. My primary interest is in math anxiety, math self-efficacy, and math-self concept in primary school students.
The complex interplay between cognitive and emotional factors at the base of maths achievement started to be evaluated and quantified in the last few years. Only a few studies, anyway, examine at the same time, the role of working memory (visuospa-tial and verbal subsystem) and maths anxiety together with self-competence, on maths attainment. To in...
Previous studies mainly investigated working memory (WM) and math anxiety (MA) leaving almost unexplored other aspects of executive functions (EFs) in middle school period. Filling the gap in the literature, the aims of this study were: (1) to better examine the relationship between MA and math performance, (2) to better examine the relationship be...