ACADEMIC STRESS, INTELLIGENCE AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: AN EMERGING TOPIC ON MODERN EDUCATION

Atrayee Malik, Deb Prasad Sikdar

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Academic stress and intelligence is now a trending research topic in educational psychology. Behavioral science has specially focused into the topic and has suggested for conducting more extensive researches to find out the possible strategies. Numerous researches from worldwide have found relevant causes of effecting intelligence due to academic stress. Academic stress in response to academic achievement followed by intelligence has considered as butter within a sandwich to taste the successful events in life. There are numerous factors that affect academic performance due to interventions of stress as instance, stress due to exams, fear of failure, social burdens, financial burdens, student-teacher relationships, environment within the institutions and home, excessive course works, pressures on to be employed due to present unemployment scenario of the country or the states, lack of individual’s self-concept and self-motivation, lack of peer supports or belongingness with teachers, pressurized to choose different subjects rather than individual choice, biological difficulties like physical disabilities, memory impairments or the instability of brain’s function, health issues before or within the examination or within the course. Due to the fact causes and effects are investigated and have tried to relate each issue in a logical manner.


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Academic Stress, Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Academic Performance.

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