The Relation Between the Time Mothers and Children Spent Together and the Children’s Trait Emotional Intelligence

  title={The Relation Between the Time Mothers and Children Spent Together and the Children’s Trait Emotional Intelligence},
  author={Alberto A. Alegre},
  journal={Child \& Youth Care Forum},
  • A. Alegre
  • Published 10 April 2012
  • Psychology
  • Child & Youth Care Forum
BackgroundParenting practices have been shown to predict children’s emotional intelligence. The time that mothers and children spend in joint activity is an important aspect of the parent–child relationship, and it has been found to be influential in different domains of children’s development. However, it has not been investigated in relation to children’s emotional intelligence. This is a void in the literature that needs to be filled.ObjectiveThis research gathers preliminary data to study… 
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