Interpersonal and Functional Components of Familial Environment in Relation to Abilities

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This study is an attempt to study interpersonal and functional components of participants’ family environments during childhood and adolescence in relation of different triarchic abilities as analytical, practical, and creative. Interpersonal interactions enable the attainment of social skills and emotion regulation plans, which are acquired through the reflection of the behaviors of adults and peers and through the straight interactions with them. Sterenberg Triarchic Ability Test (STAT) (objective and essay type, both) was used to test; analytical, practical, creative abilities and Family Environmental Scale (FES) (form R) was used to test interpersonal and functional components of family environment. It made out of ten subscales that action the fundamental elements of family relationship personal growth and system maintenance. Both tests were administered on a sample of 100 undergraduate students. Product moment correlation was analyzed. The results are presenting that some of the interpersonal and functional components of family environment are playing role in the growth of diverse abilities (practical, analytical, creative).

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