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| Published: June 30, 2021

Humor Styles and Emotional Intelligence among Young Adults

Elza Santha Eype

First year, MSc. Psychology, Kristu Jayanti College Autonomous, Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Lokesh L.

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

DIP: 18.01.188.20210902

DOI: 10.25215/0902.188

ABSTRACT

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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.188.20210902

10.25215/0902.188

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 2, April-June, 2021