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| Published: December 28, 2021

Emotional Competence Among Day Scholars and Hostellers

Prerana Sinha

Research Scholar, Indian Institute of Psychology and Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Sunitha Damodar

Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Psychology and Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Nachiketh B.

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Psychology and Research, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.198.20210904

DOI: 10.25215/0904.198

ABSTRACT

The present research aims to study the emotional competence among day scholars and hostellers. Emotional competence is the efficacy of an individual to deal with emotional situations effectively. The word competence refers to mastery over some skill which indicates that competence can develop over time. Saarni proposes that the social environment influences the process of developing emotional competence. This research is aimed at studying the effect the living status has on emotional competence. In the present study, the Emotional Competence scale by Bhardwaj and Sharma (1998) was used which consists of 30 items measuring five domains and the score ranges from 30 to 150. A total of 123 samples was collected for this purpose. For analysis two-way ANOVA was used. The result indicated that there is no effect of living status on emotional competence, however, there was a significant effect of gender on emotional competence. There was no significant interaction effect of gender and living status on emotional competence.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.198.20210904

10.25215/0904.198

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021