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| Published: March 23, 2017

Impact of Age and Educational Stream on Emotional Intelligence

Dr. Santosh Kumar Gupta ,

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Govt. Auto. Girls P.G. College of Excellence, Sagar, M.P., India Google Scholar More about the auther

Bharti Rajak

Department of Psychology, Govt. Auto. Girls P.G. College of Excellence, Sagar, M.P., India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.154/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.154

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This study is aimed to explore the effects of age and educational stream on emotional intelligence. One hundred sixty subjects are drawn from Government Girls PG College of Excellence, Sagar. A 2X 2 factorial design was employed. Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS) by Hyde et.al. has been administered to subjects. The ANOVA shows that the main effect of age (Junior: X=127.81/Senior: X=140.60) reached on acceptable level of statistical significance [F (1,156) = 44.07, p<0.01, and the main effect of Educational Stream (Science: X= 139.96/Arts: X=128.45) was also found significant difference [F(1, 156) = 78.73, p>0.01]. The results revealed that senior subjects were found superior than on Emotional Intelligence junior subjects. It is also noteworthy that impact of science subjects was found positive on EI tests scores and studying science improves Emotional Intelligence. Implications and recommendations for developing emotional intelligence in students are discussed.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.154/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.154

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017

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