Comparison of Emotional Intelligence, Self-Esteem, and Aggression in Monolinguals and Bilinguals


Department of Psychology Shahid Madani University


The present study aimed to examine possible differences in emotional intelligence (EI), self-esteem, and aggressionin mono- and bilinguals. A total of 260 undergraduate students (130 monolinguals and 130 bilinguals) from Azar baijan Shahid Madani University were randomly selected. The students responded to Bradbury & Graves EI, Coopersmith Self-esteem, and Aggression Questionnaires. The data were analyzed by MANOVA method. The results showed significant difference in aggression between the two groups of monolinguals and bilinguals (P