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| Published: August 04, 2021

Emotional Intelligence and Internet Addiction among Young Adults from North East, India

Emily Nienglalchawi

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr.Lokesh L

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.051.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.051

ABSTRACT

The aim of the study is to analyse the relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Internet Addiction among young adults ranging from 15 to 25 years of age from Northeast India. The sample includes 144 participants (F=71, M=73) under study. The tool used for measuring Emotional Intelligence was The Emotional Intelligence Test by Emily A. Sterrett (2014) and the tool used for measuring Internet Addiction was the Internet Addiction Test by Kimberly Young (1998). Descriptive statistics, Pearsons’ correlation and independent sample t-test was used to study the data. The findings of the study showed that there was no significant relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Internet Addiction. The study further showed that there was no significant gender difference in Emotional Intelligence and also there was no significant gender difference in Internet Addiction among young adults.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.051.20210903

10.25215/0903.051

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021