2016
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2016.02.001
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John Pellitteri, Nina Lei

Abstract: The increased application of Emotional Intelligence (EI) in psychology warrants clarification of conceptualization and measurement approaches. Two predominant measures of EI, the Mayer, Salovey, and Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) and the Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQi), were compared with bivariate and factor analysis techniques. The absence of common factor structures, pattern of low subtest correlations, and distinct relations to cognitive reasoning suggest that the instruments measur…

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