10 Signs That Shows Your Mind Will Go Blank in Exam

Most of us have appeared various kinds of examinations in our life, obviously every exam has its own level of difficulty. Some exams are very easy and some are difficult. Today I want to discuss about an important aspect of exam that is blank brain/mind problem. Blank brain means your brain fails to deliver output in the examination from what you have studied. Actually it’s not a problem but I think it’s a mental situation which occurs because of some reasons.

10 Signs That Shows Your Mind Will Go Blank in Exam

I have my observation with me and which I am going to express here. Let me clear that I am not an expert or teacher indeed I am a student and the observation is totally based on my own as well as experiences from my friend circle, nothing more than that.
Let us have a look on 10 signs that shows your mind will go blank in exam.

# 1.  Unconscious feeling –

This is well known symptom which in simple words means you are not feeling well. When you feel unconscious generally your confidence level decreases. If one is feeling unconscious before some time of examination then it’s not a good symptom through exam point of view. Unconscious mind may refuse to deliver expected output so that means your brain may go blank in the exam.

# 2.  Lack of confidence –

Again a common symptom that is dangerous for our performance.  Lack of confidence as well as extreme confidence (over confidence) both is inappropriate for the good performance. When we maintain lower level of confidence shows we don’t have preparation for the exam and the extreme/higher level of confidence also delivers wrong message that our mind do not need any preparation.  Suddenly our mind may adopt such wrong message and may misbehave.

# 3.  Negative stress – 

I believe that stress is not always useless but negative stress is not only useless but also it’s harmful. Negative stress imposes unnecessary burden on our mind which results in unexpected results such as misbehavior of the mind or short term memory loss etc. carrying negative stress throughout the exam is not a good idea indeed carrying little bit positive stress may prove beneficial.

# 4.  Planning malpractices –

If you are planning to do any malpractice in exam then it is not only against rules and regulations of the examination conducting organisation but also it’s illegal in most of the cases. A plan to perform malpractice is nothing but the secondary stage of negative stress and lack of confidence as far as exam is concerned. As we have seen earlier, negative stress may prove harmful during examination.

# 5.  Mental instability – 

It may be because of any reason, but mental instability is an important symptom that shows the requirement of the mind. Instable mind always fails to deliver 100% output, so it does not provide the best expected results.  Adequate rest/sleep may reduce temporary mental instability. Instable mind causes blank brain issue in most of the cases.

# 6.  Negative Perception –

This point is slightly related to negative stress. Negative perception takes place when our mind over thinks about thing/things related to the exam.  May be thinking about paper difficulty, supervisor’s attitude or nearly anything like that. Negative perception means nothing but to build negative thought about something or any person.

# 7.  Unnecessary tension –

Again, unnecessary tension related to anything causes problems in the examination and the overall performance in nearly any task. Unnecessary tension is an extra ordinary tension which is not required at all in the important tasks such as examination. It may cause serious problems such as brain blank problem.

# 8.  Inattentiveness – 

Inattentiveness means physical presence and mental absence. If you are inattentive in the class lectures and even in self study then your brain will surely go blank in the examination as there will be absolutely nothing to deliver for your brain. So inattentiveness is one of the important symptoms that show your brain will go blank.

# 9.  Incomplete sleep – 

Every person needs rest or sleep to deliver the best performance. Brain blank issue may arise in examination due to incomplete sleep and this may also cause issue related to our health such as unconscious feeling etc. Proper rest for mind can deliver good results such as fresh mood, good performance.

# 10.  Sudden preparation feeling –

This is one of the important point that makes you sudden feeling for the preparation of the examination before few hours or minutes of the examination. This is part of the lower confidence and it can also cause brain blank issue in the examination.

  So, these are the basic symptoms that show your brain is going to be blank in the examination.  Well, there are number of chances for the examination to appear but ultimately the health is more important, so be fit and perform well.


Yashodhan Walimbe

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