International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Comparative Studies | Psychology Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018 | Rating: 7 / 10

Emotional Intelligence and Achievement Motivation among Orphans and Non-Orphans

Huzna Ishak

Abstract: The present paper is an attempt to explore Emotional Intelligence in relation to Achievement Motivation among orphans and non-orphans. The objectives of the study were ?to understand the relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Achievement Motivation, to study whether there is any difference in Achievement Motivation between orphans and non-orphans and to study whether there is any difference in Emotional Intelligence between orphans and non-orphans. The data were collected from two colleges of Malappuram district. The sample included 100 participants of which 50 were orphans and the remaining 50 were non-orphans which were selected by using random sampling method. The age group of the sample ranges between 18-23. 'Test of Emotional Intelligence scale? developed on 2003 by Immanuel Thomas and Sushama S. R at Department of Psychology of Kerala University and ?Achievement Motivation scale? developed by Prof. Pradibha Deo and Dr. Asha Mohan were used as tools for the study. The major statistical analysis used in the study involve Pearson correlation and ?t? test. The result shows that Emotional Intelligence has no significant effect on Achievement Motivation. The study also revealed that non-orphans are having higher Emotional Intelligence than orphans and also revealed that orphans are having higher Achievement Motivation than non-orphans.

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Achievement Motivation

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,

Pages: 378 - 380

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