Emotional Intelligence and Student's Academic Achievement in Economics

Olabisi Olaitan Adebambo and Ukamaka Evelyn Akuche, Ph.D
Volume 29, December, 2023 view(s)289 view(s)

Abstract

The desire of any educational system is to produce student, who are sufficiently trained to contribute meaningfully to the development of the system and the society in general. The effectiveness of any educational system, is gauged by the extent to which the students involved in the system achieve, whether in cognitive, affective or psychomotor domain. Emotions are complex states of mind and body, consisting of physiological, behavior and cognitive reactions to situation that can be managed and directed. Events may be interpreted as sad, dangerous, or joyous and physically, a sad situation may yield tears, or a dangerous situation may result in increased heartbeat. It is critical to understand and realize that emotion, thought and action are intricately interwoven and linked. Emotional maturity and social skills along with intelligence bring adjustment and success in one's life. An emotionally intelligent person can manage his/her feeling or emotion in a better way and cope with stress, with the effective ability to understand and solve problems. An emotionally intelligent person is adjusted and more successful in various areas of educational other professional field. This position paper discusses the connection between emotional intelligence and student's academic achievement in Economics

Citation


Olabisi Olaitan Adebambo and Ukamaka Evelyn Akuche, Ph.D. Emotional Intelligence and Student's Academic Achievement in Economics. Africa Journal of Educational Research, 29, 107-110.


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