## Abbreviated Version of the Mathematics Anxiety Rating Scale (A-MARS)

This is an abbreviated (25-item version) of the original Mathematics Anxiety Rating Scale (MARS) instrument developed by Richardson and Suinn (for reference- see comments).The purpose of the study was to develop abbreviated version of MARS, and to find whether certain specific backgrounds (gender, socio-economic status) and academic variables can predict math anxiety.

Average Review: (3.7)

### by Julio Reyes, , ,

I liked that there weren't so many questions as that tends to discourage people from answering every single question honestly and thus affects the outcome of the survey. I personally, however, would like to know if anxiety is strictly math…read entire review ...

### by Mari Federow, Researchers, Reed College,

1.) Tool is appropriate for mathematics as it focuses on them exclusively - though only one question is clearly outside the academic realm so it seems like a narrow math anxiety measure -- in school, vs a broad one --…read entire review ...

### by Mary, Miss, Cambridge University, (England)

Very useful to summarise the A-MAS and gave some useful other references relating to this subject!read entire review ...