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An examination of ability emotional intelligence and its relationships with fluid and crystallized abilities in a student sample

  • This study investigated correlative, factorial, and structural relationships between scores for ability emotional intelligence in the workplace (measured with the Geneva Emotional Competence Test), as well as fluid and crystallized abilities (measured with the Intelligence Structure Battery), carried out by a 188-participant student sample. Confirming existing research, recognition, understanding, and management of emotions were related primarily to crystallized ability tests measuring general knowledge, verbal fluency, and knowledge of word meaning. Meanwhile, emotion regulation was the least correlated with any other cognitive or emotional ability. In line with research on the trainability of emotional intelligence, these results may support the notion that emotional abilities are subject to acquired knowledge, where situational (i.e., workplace-specific) emotional intelligence may depend on accumulating relevant experiences.

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Author:Juliane VölkerORCiD
URN:urn:nbn:de:hbz:385-1-16516
DOI:https://doi.org/10.3390/jintelligence8020018
Parent Title (English):Journal of Intelligence
Publisher:MDPI
Place of publication:Basel
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of completion:2020/04/24
Date of publication:2020/04/24
Publishing institution:Universität Trier
Contributing corporation:The publication was funded by the Open Access Fund of Universität Trier and the German Research Foundation (DFG)
Release Date:2021/09/02
Tag:Geneva Emotional Competence Test; Intelligence Structure Battery; crystallized abilities; emotional intelligence; fluid abilities
GND Keyword:Gefühl; Intelligenz; Kognitive Psychologie; Psychometrischer Intelligenztest
Issue / no.:8/2
First page:1
Last page:17
Institutes:Fachbereich 1 / Psychologie
Dewey Decimal Classification:1 Philosophie und Psychologie / 15 Psychologie / 150 Psychologie
Licence (German):License LogoCC BY: Creative-Commons-Lizenz 4.0 International

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