Connecting the Spiritual and Emotional Intelligences: Confirming an Intelligence Criterion and Assessing the Role of Empathy

  title={Connecting the Spiritual and Emotional Intelligences: Confirming an Intelligence Criterion and Assessing the Role of Empathy},
  author={David B. King and Constance A. Mara and Teresa L. Decicco},
  journal={International Journal of Transpersonal Studies},
A viable model and self-report measure of spiritual intelligence were previously proposed and supported by King and DeCicco (2009). Despite such advances, evidence is needed demonstrating significant associations with other intelligences. The current study sought to test this criterion in relation to emotional intelligence. Among a sample of 420 Canadian adults, results demonstrated significant associations between spiritual intelligence and two self-report measures of emotional intelligence… 

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