The Influence of Peer Characteristics on Emotional Quotients

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Nancy G. De Leon


In this study, the researcher estimated the influence of peer characteristics on emotional quotients. Many experts say that the emotional quotient plays a significant role in determining the success of one individual. The researcher used the descriptive and inferential study to answer the objectives of this study. Moreover, this study reveals the following results: most respondents' friends are funny; the respondent's emotional quotient is moderately well, which shows a significant difference in the latter's variable. Additionally, respondents who have bookworm friends tend to have the highest emotional quotients amongst the group. Still, the one that affects respondents' emotional quotient is those who have academic achievers’ peers. Results suggest that to improve emotional quotient, one must be surrounded by achievers academically.

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