publication . Article . 2017

The effect of emotional intelligence on academic performance of medical undergraduates

Farah Ahmed; Areeba Mehak; Sidra Ali; Anum Khan; Sania Shehzad; Qamaruddin Baloch; Iqra Abid;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: International Journal of Educational and Psychological Researches (issn: 2395-2296, eissn: 2395-2296, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Aim: To determine the association between Emotional Intelligence and academic performances of medical students at undergraduate level. Background: In our field of medical education, intelligence quotient is considered as a successful interpreter of academic performance and intelligence. However, little importance has been given to EI. Our study examined the relationship between EI and academic performance or workforce of preclinical medical students (1st and 2nd year MBBS students of Jinnah Sindh Medical University). Methods: We used a prospective, cross sectional study design and measured the EI by questionnaire based on a study by Petrides and Furnham, 2006. T...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Academic performance, emotional intelligence, medical students, workforce, Special aspects of education, LC8-6691, Psychology, BF1-990, Grading (education), Interpreter, computer.software_genre, computer, Intelligence quotient, Clinical psychology, Response rate (survey), Cross-sectional study, Applied psychology, Sample size determination
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