Citation: Gaesser, Amy. (2018). Befriending Anxiety to Reach Potential: Strategies to Empower Our Gifted Youth. Gifted Child Today. 41. 186-195. 10.1177/1076217518786983. Abstract and Full Text: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/327846630_Befriending_Anxiety_to_Reach_Potential_Strategies_to_Empower_Our_Gifted_Youth Abstract: Gifted students can encounter anxiety-provoking stressors throughout their day. Developing effective anxiety management skills allows them to better navigate these challenges. Concepts from neuroscience help us better understand responses to… Read More »
Citation: Stapleton, P, Mackay, E., Chatwin, H., Murphy, D., Porter, B., Thibault, S., Sheldo, T., Pidgeon, A. Adolescent Psychology, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2017. Abstract Background: In academic settings, fear of failure and associated emotional difficulties are common and often result in maladaptive behaviours, which often lead to failure or lowered scholastic achievement. Higher levels… Read More »
Citation: Aremu, A.O., and Taiwo, A.K., Department of Guidance and Counselling, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Full paper. Abstract Anxiety in mathematics is a critical challenge facing secondary school students in Nigeria. Previous studies with focus on the improvement of this challenge are scarce. Specifically, there is paucity of studies using Numerical Cognition and Emotional Freedom… Read More »
Citation: Elizabeth Boath, Rachel Good, Anna Tsaroucha, Tony Stewart, Sheila Pitch & Adam J. Boughey (2017) Tapping your way to success: using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to reduce anxiety and improve communication skills in social work students, Social Work Education, 36:6, 715-730, DOI: 10.1080/02615479.2017.1297394 Abstract By the nature of their professional training and practice placements,… Read More »
This study of 200 teachers found that EFT tapping lowered the level of teacher burnout significantly in all three levels measured: emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal accomplishment. The most significant shift was in the category of emotional exhaustion.
Citation: Sezgin, N., Ozcan, B., Church, D., (2009). The Effect of Two Psychophysiological Techniques (Progressive Muscular Relaxation and Emotional Freedom Techniques) on Test Anxiety in High School Students: A Randomized Blind Controlled Study. International Journal of Healing and Caring, Jan, 9:1. Click here to view Abstract http://goo.gl/aHpBvE Abstract This study investigated the effect of Emotional… Read More »
Citation: McCallion, F. (2012). Emotional Freedom Techniques for Dyslexia: A Case Study; Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment 4(2). doi: 10.9769/EPJ.2012.4.2.FM Click here to view Abstract http://goo.gl/SOSZgL Abstract Dyslexia is a developmental condition, often inherited, that interferes with the acquisition and processing of written language. Sequencing issues, disorientation, and emotional issues can all be successfully… Read More »
Citation: Jain, S., & Rubino, A. (2012). The effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) for optimal test performance: A randomized controlled trial. Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, & Treatment, 4(2), 13-24. doi:10.9769.EPJ.2012.4.2.SJ Click here to view Abstract http://goo.gl/D80NIZ Abstract Test anxiety causes, effects and interventions have been widely studied. This study seeks to determine the efficacy… Read More »
Public speaking anxiety is very common. Presentations are often required in high school and college. This small study demonstrates the effectiveness of even a single 20 minute instruction/application of EFT for this experience, also known as Presentation Expression Anxiety Syndrome (PEAS).