International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology | India | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022 | Rating: 4.6 / 10


Level of Gaming, Social Support and Emotional Intelligence among Online Gamers

Vaidehi Dukhande


Abstract: Since 2020, the pandemic has given rise to solitary activities and many of us got dependent on technology. Likewise, the influence online games have was also seen to be elevating. Putting a light on this issue, this study deals with two variables, social support and emotional intelligence, which might have an effect on level of gaming. India being a collectivistic society, social support plays a vital role in behaviour pattern of an individual. This research aimed to investigate the effect of social support on level of gaming and emotional intelligence. A sample of 161 young adults (16-26 years old) from India, were chosen. It was also found that social support can be a protective factor while concerning with level of gaming and emotional intelligence. This paper also discusses the limitations of the research and recommendation for further study in the area.


Keywords: social support, emotional intelligence, online gamers, young adults


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,


Pages: 457 - 462


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