ATTM predictably responded to the filing of the class complaint with a motion to compel arbitration under the terms of its arbitration clause.
The claimants in Concepcion contended that the bonus provision in the ATTM arbitration clause is "illusory," because "ATTM will simply pay its customers' demand in full rather than incur costs of arbitration .
In short, Concepcion asks whether the ATTM arbitration clause is unconscionable not because it exculpates but, instead, because it disables an individual claimant from seeking to represent the universe of other, similarly situated persons.
The responses were on a 0-4 scale (0-strongly disagree, 1-disagree, 2-not sure, 3-agree, 4-strongly agree), with higher scores indicating higher levels of ATTM.
In developing ATTMQ, the author considered several questions involving ATTM, such as: Could a participant with ATTM also have anxiety towards teaching in general?
On the average, there was a significant difference between a participant's level of ATTM before and after online discussion on three constructs: anxiety caused by the conception that mathematics is more difficult, anxiety towards other people's perception of one's teaching of mathematics, and anxiety towards teaching in general.