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The Mediating Effect of Emotional Intelligence on the Relationship between Mothers` Attachments to Young Children and the Creative Personality of the Children
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The Mediating Effect of Emotional Intelligence on the Relationship between Mothers` Attachments to Young Children and the Creative Personality of the Children
Nam, Yun-Ju;
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 Abstract
This study examined the mediating effects of emotional intelligence on the relationship between mothers` attachments to young children and the creative personality of the children. Pearson`s correlations between variables were analyzed, and hierarchical regression analyses were conducted to identify the direct and indirect effects of a mothers` attachments to young children and the emotional intelligence and creative personality of the children. The sample included a total of 228 children aged 4-5 who were attending nursery in Gwangju, Korea. Significant differences were observed by gender and age, but no significant differences were found to be associated with the mother`s attachment to the child by age. However, emotional intelligence partially mediated the relationships between the mother`s attachment to the child and the child`s creative personality. The results suggest that emotional intelligence may edify the creative personality of young child as a mediating response to the mother`s attachment.
 Keywords
mother`s attachment to young child;emotional intelligence;creative personality;
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Korean
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