Multidimensional Anxiety Theory, Zone of Optimal Function, Catastrophe Model of Anxiety and Performance, Processing Efficiency Theory, and Reversal Theory are some of the theories and models currently used to describe the relationship between anxiety and performance. However, the influence of emotions on anxiety and performance needs to be analyzed further. In this assignment, you will explore the anxiety/emotion/performance relationship in order to write a paper that provides a theoretical perspective on the topic.
Use the following information to ensure successful completion of the assignment: Instructors will be using a grading rubric to grade the assignments. It is recommended that learners review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment in order to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment. Doctoral learners are required to use APA style for their writing assignments. The APA Style Guide is located in the Student Success Center. This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
Write an essay (1,250-1,500 words) in which you describe the theoretical perspective of the anxiety/emotion/performance relationship. Include the following in your paper: A review of the current empirical research regarding the anxiety/emotion/performance relationship. A statement describing the influence of anxiety and emotion on performance.