Dr. Suprerna Khanna
Abstract: Atruism among adolescents in relation to emotional intelligence is a study which was done on 100 adolescents of Ludhiana. Altruism is a social and interpersonal construct related to various types of prosaically behaviour. Altruism is the principle and moral practice of concern for happiness of other human beings or animals, resulting in a quality of life both material and spiritual. emotional Intelligence as self-awareness and self-honesty, knowledge about causes of emotions, self-regulation and modulation of one's emotions, empathy, motivation and good decision-making ability to analyze and understand relationships, intuitiveness, creative and flexible thinking, integrated self and a balanced life. Altruism scale by S.N. Rai & Sanwat Singh (2004) & Emotional Intelligence Scale by Dr. Ankool Hyde, Dr. Sanjyot Pethe & Dr. Upinder Dhar(2001) The results indicate no significant difference exists between Altruism of male and female adolescents. A significant difference exists between mean scores of Emotional Intelligence of male and female adolescents. since mean scores of Emotional Intelligence of female adolescents is higher than that of male, it may further be concluded that female have more Emotional Intelligence as compared to their counterpart. There exists a significant relationship between Altruism and Emotional Intelligence of male adolescents. There exists a significant relationship between Altruism and Emotional Intelligence of female adolescents.
Keywords: Altruism, Emotional Intelligence, Behaviour, Self-regulation, Adolescents