Girls and mathematics – A “hopeless” issue? (Frenzel, Pekrun & Goetz, 2007)

In this study gender differences were explored in five distinct “mathematics emotions”: enjoyment, pride, anxiety, hopelessness, and shame. The aim was to describe and explain girls’ and boys’ patterns of emotions in mathematics. The sample consisted of 2,053 Fifth grade students from 42 different schools in Germany. Emotions, competence beliefs…
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