International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


Emotional Intelligence: Examining Construct Validity Using the Emotional Stroop
Scott L. Martin, Justin Thomas

Measures of emotional intelligence (EI) have been linked to a variety of important outcome variables, but there has been little empirical research examining the relationship between EI measures and specific cognitive-emotional processes. This study examined the relationship between the Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) and the Emotional Stroop. Results indicated that the MSCEIT was related to the Emotional Stroop and added incremental validity beyond general intelligence.

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