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3 JNE 2015, 4(3): 48-55 Back to browse issues page
The Relationship between Social and moral Intelligence with Academic Performance of Medical Students in Maragheh and Bonab, Iran in 2015
M Ghaffari1 , N Hajlo, Sh Bayami
Department of Psychology, Payame Noor University (PNU), Iran , ghaffari@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Social and moral intelligence in university settings stimulates students’ adaptation in the university and affect their academic performance. The aim of this research was to investigate the relationship between social and moral intelligence with students’ academic performance. Methods: This descriptive correlational study was carried out on 333 medical students of Islamic Azad Universities and State universities of Bonab and Maragheh, Iran in 2015. Samples were selected through a cluster sampling in several phases. Data were collected using Farsi versions of Thet’s social intelligence questionnaire as well as Lennick & Kiel’s moral intelligence. Data was analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis. Results: Positive and direct correlation was observed between students’ academic performance and social intelligence (R=0. 394, P=0. 00), a compassion subscale of moral intelligence (r=0. 320, P=0. 00), a responsibility subscale of moral intelligence (R=0. 243, P=0. 00), a forgiveness subscale of moral intelligence (r=0. 436, P=0. 00), and honesty subscale of moral intelligence (r=0. 263, P=0. 00). The results of multivariate correlation coefficient showed that variable of social intelligence and the subscales of moral intelligence may partially (41.3%). Conclusion: According to the direct correlation of academic performance with social intelligence and subscales of moral intelligence, it seems that social and moral intelligence causes an increase in the students’ academic performance.
Keywords: Social Intelligence, Moral Intelligence, Academic Performance, Students.
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Type of Study: Quantitative-Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/11/14 | Accepted: 2015/11/21 | Published: 2015/11/21
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Ghaffari1 M, Hajlo N, Bayami S. The Relationship between Social and moral Intelligence with Academic Performance of Medical Students in Maragheh and Bonab, Iran in 2015. 3 JNE. 2015; 4 (3) :48-55
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