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Impact of academic procrastination and study habit on expressed Mathematics anxiety of junior secondary school students in Esan South-East Edo State Nigeria (Published)

This study investigated the impact of academic procrastination and study habit on expressed Mathematics anxiety of junior secondary school students in Esan South-East Edo State Nigeria. Using the descriptive survey research design, two research questions were answered. Data were collected using three validated instruments, from four hundred (400) purposively selected junior secondary school students in Esan South-East Edo State Nigeria. Data was analysed using the Multiple Regression Analysis statistical tool at 0.05 level of significance. The study revealed that the independent variables jointly impacted significantly on Mathematics anxiety of junior secondary school students. The findings suggest the need for teachers should endeavour to use diverse teaching methods that would take into consideration individual differences that exist among students with having challenges with their Mathematical skills. This could make them adjust and overcome their difficulty in understanding Mathematics. Also, students should endeavour to practice Mathematics regularly, attend classes and seek consultation with their teachers when they encounter challenges studying Mathematics.

Keywords: Academic Procrastination, Mathematics Anxiety, Students’ and School, Study Habit