| Published: December 25, 2016
Gender Difference on Anxiety, Adjustment, Emotional Intelligence, Study Habit and Attitude among Adolescents
The major purpose of this study is to find out anxiety, adjustment, emotional intelligence, study habits and attitude difference between adolescent boys and girls (14-16years). For this purpose data was collected from 60 high school students; 30 boys and 30 girls. The tools used were State and Trait Anxiety Test (STAT), Academic Anxiety Scale, Global Adjustment Scale, Emotional Intelligence Scale, and Test of Study Habits and Attitudes (TSHA). The results indicate that there is no significant mean difference in general anxiety and academic anxiety between boys and girls. However there are significant gender difference in certain dimensions of Emotional Intelligence like empathy, self-motivation, self-development, Study Habits, attitude, and certain dimensions of adjustment.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2016 J Sivasankar, V Ravindranadan
Received: October 08, 2016; Revision Received: November 11, 2016; Accepted: December 25, 2016
Published in Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016