Dr. Lars Orbach

Affect, Cognition, Psychotherapy

Here you can see some of my publications...


  • Fernández-Blanco, A., Rojas-Barahona, C.A., Dib, M.N., & Orbach, L. (2023) Math anxiety assessment within the state-trait anxiety model: psychometric analysis of the “Mathematics Anxiety Questionnaire” and “State-Mathematics Anxiety Questionnaire” in Chilean school-aged children. Current Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-023-05032-y
  • Orbach, L., Fritz, A., Haase, V. G., Dowker, A., & Räsänen, P. (2023). Conditions of distance learning and teaching and their relation to elementary school children’s basic number skills after the suspension of face-to-face teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frontiers in Education. 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2023.1083074
  • Orbach, L. (2023). Mathematikangst bei Schulkindern: Einführung und Wirkmodelle. In M. Börnert-Ringleb, G. Casale, M. Balt, & M. Herzog (Eds.), Lern- und Verhaltensschwierigkeiten in der Schule – Erscheinungsformen, Erklärungsmodelle und Implikationen für die Praxis. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.
  • Orbach, L., Fritz, A., Haase, V. G., Dowker, A., & Räsänen, P. (2022). Bericht 1: Auswirkungen des Distanzunterrichts auf mathematische Basisfertigkeiten (Forschungsbericht). Akademie Wort+Zahl. http://akademie-wort-und-zahl.de/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/MeHeMa-Ergebnisbericht.pdf
  • Orbach, L. & Fritz, A. (2022). Patterns of Attention and Anxiety in Predicting Arithmetic Fluency among School-Aged Children. Brain Sciences. 12(3). 376. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci12030376
  • Balt, M., Börnert-Ringleb, M., & Orbach, L. (2022). Reducing Math Anxiety in School Children: A Systematic Review of Intervention Research. Frontiers in Education. 7, https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2022.798516
  • Orbach, L. & Fritz, A. (2021). A latent profile analysis of math anxiety and core beliefs toward mathematics among children. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1509(1), 130-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14720 [Preprint here]
  • Orbach, L., Herzog, M., & Fritz, A. (2020). State- and Trait-Math Anxiety and Their Relation to Math Performance in Children: The Role of Core Executive Functions. Cognition. 200 (2020), 104271. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104271
  • Orbach, L., Herzog, M., & Fritz, A. (2020). Relation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) to Basic Number Skills and Arithmetic Fact Retrieval in Children. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 103 (2020), 103697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2020.103697
  • Orbach, L., Herzog, M., & Fritz, A. (2019). Relation of State- and Trait-Math Anxiety to Intelligence, Math Achievement and Learning Motivation. Journal of Numerical Cognition. 5(3), 371-399. https://doi.org/10.5964/jnc.v5i3.204
  • Orbach, L., Herzog, M., & Fritz, A. (2019). Math Anxiety during the transition from primary to secondary school. In M. Knigge, D. Kollosche, O. Skovsmose, R. M. J. d. Souza, & M. G. Penteado (Eds.), Inclusive mathematics education: Research results from Brazil and Germany. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-11518-0_25
  • Orbach, L., Herzog, M., & Fritz, A. (2019). State- und Trait-Mathematikängste - hemmende Prädiktoren mathematischer Leistungsfähigkeit. Empirische Sonderpädagogik. 11(1), 3-30.