WJNS  Vol.5 No.4 , August 2015
Examine the Relationship of Emotional Intelligence and Creativity with Academic Achievement of Second Period High School Students
ABSTRACT
The present study aimed to examine the relationship of emotional intelligence and creativity with academic achievement of second period high school students in Nikshahr. This was a descriptive-correlational study. The population of the current study included all second period high school students in the academic year of 2013-2014. The statistical sample was selected using simple random sampling method. To collect data, Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (1995) as well as Creativity Questionnaire (Sultani) and to compare students’ academic achievements, their GPAs in the academic year of 2013-2014 were used. Obtained data were analyzed using both descriptive (frequency table, frequency, and charts) and inferential statistics (independent t-test and Pearson correlation coefficient). The results indicated that emotional intelligence and academic achievement were significantly correlated. Moreover, there was a significant and positive relationship between creativity and academic achievement. Additionally, no significant difference was found between males and females considering their academic achievement.

Cite this paper
Jenaabadi, H. , Shahidi, R. , Elhamifar, A. and Khademi, H. (2015) Examine the Relationship of Emotional Intelligence and Creativity with Academic Achievement of Second Period High School Students. World Journal of Neuroscience, 5, 275-281. doi: 10.4236/wjns.2015.54025.
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