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The Factors Affecting Emotional Intelligence of Gifted Children

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Faculty of Education, Süleyman Demirel University, TURKEY

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (3), Pages 41-47, March,2 (2015)


In this study it is aimed to identify the factors affecting emotional intelligence of gifted children. 27 female and 76 male gifted children whose ages range from 8 years to 13 years attending Sivas Science and Arts Centre in 2013 participated in this study voluntarily. In this study which is a descriptive study appropriate to general survey method, Emotional Intelligence Scale adapted to Turkish by Göçet was used as data collection tool. In the analysis of the data obtained, One-Sample Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, independent t test, One Way ANOVA, correlation analysis were applied and descriptive statistics (means and frequencies) were utilized. As a result, there is no significant difference between the variables of gifted children's age, gender, doing sports and educational status of parents and emotional intelligence features (p&


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