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Association between computer games and emotional intelligence in students
S.H Nabavi , S Mohammadi 1, S Ghorbani , H Lashkardoost
1- , sonamohammadi@ymail.com
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Background & objectives: Emotional intelligence is a concept based on the emotional and social intelligence which Nowadays, has been growing in interpersonal relationships, in the sphere of educations, the workplaces, and the families. This study was aimed to determine the relationship between emotional intelligence and computer games in students.

Materials and Methods: This study was a cross-sectional. The target population included all students of junior high school in Bojnurd, out of which 205 subjects were recruited through a multistage random sampling. For collecting the data in this study, “Shot” questionnaire of emotional intelligence and questionnaire which included variables related to computer games and demographic, was applied. The independent t-test, ANOVA and Pearson correlation test in SPSS20 software were used for analyzing the data.

Results: The mean age of the students was 13.05±0.62 years. The subjects were 51.2% males and 48.8 percent female. Results showed a statistically significant relationship between emotional intelligence of students and the kind of game which adolescents more loved to do and the type of game. There was not any significant association between emotional intelligence and other variables.

Conclusion: Because of the relationship between emotional intelligence of students and the type of computer games, the twofold effect of such relationship should be considered.

key words: emotional intelligence, computer games, adolescents

Keywords: emotional intelligence, computer games, adolescents
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Type of Study: Orginal Research | Subject: Basic Sciences
Received: 2016/03/7 | Accepted: 2016/03/7 | Published: 2016/03/7
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Nabavi S, Mohammadi S, Ghorbani S, Lashkardoost H. Association between computer games and emotional intelligence in students. JNKUMS. 2016; 7 (4) :917-927
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