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latent profile analysis of math achievement, numerosity, and math anxiety in twins

Title: A latent profile analysis of math achievement, numerosity, and math anxiety in twins.
Name(s): Hart, Sara, author
Logan, Jessica A. R., author
Thompson, Lee A., author
Kovas, Yulia, author
McLoughlin, Grainne, author
Petrill, Stephen, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2015
Physical Form: computer
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Underperformance in math is a problem with increasing prevalence, complex etiology, and severe repercussions. This study examined the etiological heterogeneity of math performance in a sample of 264 pairs of 12-year-old twins assessed on measures of math achievement, numerosity and math anxiety. Latent profile analysis indicated five groupings of individuals representing different patterns of math achievement, numerosity and math anxiety, coupled with differing degrees of familial transmission. These results suggest that there may be distinct profiles of math achievement, numerosity and anxiety; particularly for students who struggle in math.
Identifier: FSU_migr_psy_faculty_publications-0022 (IID), 10.1037/edu0000045 (DOI)
Keywords: etiological heterogeneity, underperformance, math, anxiety, twins
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Subject(s): Developmental psychology
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Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Department of Psychology Faculty Publications.
Is Part Of: Journal of Educational Psychology.