Relationship between Emotional Intelligence & Academic Achievement Emphasizing on Creative Thinking

Mehdi Zirak, Elaheh Ahmadian


Studying the relationship between emotional intelligence & academic achievement emphasizing on students’ creative thinking is the purpose of current study. The statistical society included all fifth grade male and female students of Torbat Heidarie state schools from 2012 to 2013. The sample size is 337out of 2800 existed students based on Cochranformula. Gathering data was done byBradberry&Greavesemotional intelligence questionnaire and Aabedi questionnaire of creative thinking. The indicator of academic achievement is students’ average degree. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, Independent T-test,Pearson correlation coefficient and regression and SPSS 20 software. The results indicate that there is no positive and significant relationship between emotional intelligence & academic achievement, but there is positive and significant relationship betweencreative thinking& academic achievement.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n5s2p561

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