The mediating effect of their emotional intelligence on the relationship between creative home environment of fathers and creative personality of young children

아버지의 창의적 가정환경과 유아의 창의적 인성 간의 관계에서 정서지능의 매개효과

  • Kim, Hyoung Jai (Dept. of Early Childhood Education of Gumi University) ;
  • Koo, Sung Soo (Dept. of Early Childhood Education of Gumi University) ;
  • Lee, Kyung Cheol (Dept. of Early Childhood Education of Seojeong College)
  • 김형재 (구미대학교 유아교육과) ;
  • 구성수 (구미대학교 유아교육과) ;
  • 이경철 (서정대학교 유아교육과)
  • Received : 2014.03.09
  • Accepted : 2015.03.12
  • Published : 2015.03.31


The purpose of this study was to identity the mediating effect of emotional intelligence on the relationships between creative home environment and creative personality of young children. The subjects of the study were 225 young children from daycare center in Busan. The results of the study are as follow; first, creative home environment were significantly positively correlated to emotional or creative personality of young children. And emotional intelligence were significantly positively correlated to creative personality of young children. Second, emotional intelligence worked as a part mediation variable between creative home environment and creative personality of young children. According to, this study suggests that the creative home environment during early childhood predict their creative personality. Their emotional intelligence, especially is the impact factor that can mitigate effects of the creative home environment.


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