Social intelligence of adolescents in relation to their socio-economic status
Meera Rani, Dr. Sheela Sangwan, Deepika and Sumit
Social Intelligence is of more importance in the present life style due to growing tensions stresses and various complexities. This study examines the social intelligence of adolescents in relation to their socio- economic status. Adolescence is considered as the most important intermediate period of life, as adolescents face an intense disorder because of the cognitive, biological and social changes taking place in this period. Social intelligence is an aggregated measure of self and social awareness, evolved social beliefs and attitudes, and a capacity to manage complex social change. The study was conducted in Hisar district of Haryana state where two Government Senior Secondary Schools from rural area and three from urban area were selected. Self-prepared questionnaire was used to delineate socio-economic variables and Social Intelligence Scale (SIS) by Chadha and Ganesan (2004) was used for assessing social intelligence. The results revealed that statistically significant differences with sense of humour on the basis of family type and annual income. Further results revealed that non- significant differences existed in all the aspects of social intelligence of adolescents as per number of siblings and castes.
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Meera Rani, Dr. Sheela Sangwan, Deepika, Sumit. Social intelligence of adolescents in relation to their socio-economic status. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(12):37-40.