Children Cognitive Assessment Questionnaire (CCAQ)

Negative evaluations
1.    The others probably think I’m dumb.
2.    I have a bad memory.
3.    I’m doing poorly
4.    I can’t do this-I give up.
5.    Everyone usually does better than me
6.    I must be making many mistakes.
7.    I don’t do well on tests like this.
8.    I am too dumb to do this
9.    I’m doing worse than the others
10.I really feel stupid.
Off-task thoughts
11.I wish I were playing with my friends.
12.r am nervous and worried.
13.I wish I were home.
14.I wish this was over.
15.My mind keeps wandering.
16.I keep on daydreaming.
17.I wonder what the examiner is going to find out about me.
18.I can’t seem to sit still.
19.Pretty soon I’ll get to do something else
20.I am hungry.
Positive evaluations
21.I am fast enough to finish this.
22.I do well on tests like this
23.I usually do better than the others
24.I am bright enough to do this
25.This test is easy for me to do.
26.I am doing the best that I can
27.I usually catch on quickly to new things.
28.I am doing better than the others.
29.I am sure to do fine on this.
30.I am able to do well on different things
On-task thoughts
31.Stay calm and relaxed.
32.The harder it gets‚ the more I need to try.
33.Try a different plan
34.One step at a time
35.I have a plan to solve this.
36.Keep looking for a solution
37.Work faster.
38.Pay attention.
39.I’ve almost got It now-keep working.
40.Don’t think about anything but solving the problem.
 
Negative self-evaluations (NSE) and Positive self-evaluations (PSE)‚ self-distracting thoughts (called off-task thoughts; OFFT) and cognitions which focus one’s attention to the task (called on-task thoughts; ONT
 
(alpha‚ r): NSE (0.82‚ 0.69)‚ PSE (0.74‚ 0.71)‚ OFFT (0.72‚ 0.63) and ONT (0.67‚ 0.69)
 
True‚ False
 
This instrument can be found in: Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 474-476.
 

Zatz‚ S.‚ & Chassin‚ L. (1983). Cognitions of test-anxious children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology‚ 51‚ 526-534.

Zatz‚ S.‚ & Chassin‚ L. (1985). Cognitions of test-anxious children under naturalistic test-taking conditions. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology‚ 53‚ 393–401.

Zatz‚ S.‚ and Chassin‚ L. (1983). Children Cognitive Assessment Questionnaire (CCAQ). In Fischer‚ Joel.‚ Corcoran‚ Kevin J. (2007). Measures for Clinical Practice and research: A sourcebook. (4th ed.). NY. Oxford University Pr. Vol. 1‚ Page (s): 474-476.

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