| Published: June 30, 2021
Humor Styles and Emotional Intelligence among Young Adults
The aim of this study was to find the relation between the various styles humor styles and emotional intelligence among young adults. This study included 241 participants (109 males and 132 females). The results of the study revealed that there was a significant positive relationship between affiliative humor and all the dimensions of emotional intelligence. There was a significant positive relationship between self-enhancing humor and all the dimensions of emotional intelligence. There was a significant negative correlation between aggressive humor and all the dimensions of emotional intelligence except for managing one’s own emotions. Also, there was a significant gender difference in the usage of aggressive humor styles, where males use more aggressive humor than females.
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© 2021, Eype E. S. & Lokesh L.
Received: April 29, 2021; Revision Received: June 17, 2021; Accepted: June 30, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021