Vol 8 (2020): Educational and Psychological Conference in the 4.0 era
Articles

Relationship between Emotional Intelligence with Verbal Aggressiveness in Street Children.
Hubungan Antara Kecerdasan Emosional dengan Agresivitas Verbal pada Anak Jalanan.


Eka Yulianty Wulandary
Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya, Indonesia
Published July 3, 2020
Keywords
  • emotional intelligence,
  • verbal aggressiveness,
  • street children
How to Cite
Wulandary, E. Y. (2020). Relationship between Emotional Intelligence with Verbal Aggressiveness in Street Children. Proceeding of The ICECRS, 8. https://doi.org/10.21070/icecrs2020456

Abstract

Verbal aggressiveness is a behavior that has a purpose to hurt other people’s feeling by saying harsh words, insulting, mocking, and threatening someone. Factor that underlie the emergence of verbal aggressiveness in street children, one of them is emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is ability to control oneself, have endurance when faced with a problem,self motivated, able to set the meed, ability to empathize and build relationships with others. The research mainly happen to understand relation between emotional intelligence and verbal aggressiveness in street children. This research method using quantitative approach. Subjects are picked by Incidental sampling techniques and involving 40 street children. Emotional intelligence scale is picked as collecting tool and also verbal aggressiveness scale. Data analysis uses Shpearman’s Rho technique. The result on Shpearman’s Rho correlation technique shows correlation (r) = -0,721 at a significant level (p) = 0,000 (p<0,05). The conclusion is there is a negative and significant correlation of the relationship between emotional intelligence with verbal aggressiveness in street children. So, if someone has low emotional intelligence, then verbal aggressiveness will be high.

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